The industrial army by Fayette Stratton GilesThe industrial army by Fayette Stratton Giles

The industrial army

byFayette Stratton Giles

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1896 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. EDUCATION AND CURRICULUMS. The following chapter on the above subjects is a revision, by the present author, of a chapter published by him in a volume entitled "A Century Onward ": Much of the misery under existing social conditions is but the consequence of oppression and of errors and prejudices which cause men to live out of harmony with the natural laws of their existence and environment, and with the universal laws of right and justice, which should govern all existence. This misery cannot be eliminated by subtle or complicated agencies, but only by conforming to the simple, natural laws essential to happiness, which govern all life and all matter, animate and inanimate. Science teaches us that, mentally and physically, we are but evolved beings,--the result of selection, hereditary influence, and environment. It teaches us that the limits of the possibilities of the individual are fixed by his environment and capacity. The more powerful hereditary combinations evolve, from time to time, greater minds, more powerful in will and expedient, which throw off the chains of error and prejudice, and to a larger extent dominate environment, discover the natural laws that control us and all matter, search out the right, and lead their fellow-men to higher planes of happiness. Such men are our great scientists and philosophers. The right kind of education must include a knowledge of the unchangeable laws of our environment, a knowledge of the laws that govern the universe and ourselves, in order that we may keep in harmony with them. The degree of happiness to which we may attain depends upon the degree of harmony with the great natural laws of the universe and of all existence at which we may have arrived. Therefore, education should fit a man for ...
Title:The industrial armyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217390536

ISBN - 13:9780217390538