The future citizen by Frank A. MyersThe future citizen by Frank A. Myers

The future citizen

byFrank A. Myers

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI EDUCATION It is commonly understood that education qualifies a boy to become a successful bread winner, and also enables him to live above the poorer classes of society. This large question has been widely and fully discussed by men in the educational harness as well as by men out of it. No right-minded person disputes the worth and need of education, though he may lament that the methods of instruction do not come up to the full measure of wisdom expected of those in the pedagogical and learned profession. WHAT IS EDUCATION That is real education which prepares a boy for higher life physically, intellectually, spiritually. Compayre regarded the educated man as the heir of all the ages past. Locke said: "That which a gentleman should desire for his son, besides the fortune he leaves him, is first, virtue; second, prudence; third, good manners; fourth, instruction." President Taylor of Vassar said: "This is the debt of experience to inexperience, of knowledge to ignorance." In brief, education should embrace the training of every faculty of the conscious being to its fullest extent and highest endeavor. In this day when character building is the leading thought in training the young, it is enforced on instructors to present such precepts and facts as will build good, sound, admirable character, and give the power to exercise the best effort in the boy and girl. EACH GENERATION FOR ITSELF The education, or reformation, of the present generation is effective only for this generation, and must be repeated in the next, and the next, and so on to the end of time. For education is not inheritable; only the ability to receive it is transmissible. The long, ceaseless effort of educated life is to find out what has been conceded by...
Title:The future citizenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217626327

ISBN - 13:9780217626323