The Soul and Sex in Education, Morals, Religion, and Adolescence: Scientific Psychology for Parents and Teachers

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Stewart & Kidd Company, 1912 - 175 pages
 

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Page xxii - All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises all the organs; is not a function, like the power of memory, of calculation, of comparison, — but uses these as hands and feet ; is not a faculty, but a...
Page 133 - HARK! from the tombs a doleful sound! My ears attend the cry; " Ye living men, come view the ground, Where you must shortly lie. 2 " Princes, this clay must be your bed, In spite of all your towers; The tall, the wise, the reverend head Must lie as low as ours.
Page 116 - I would say, We have often failed, and often succeeded, in curing disease, in spite of medicine. The cure of disease, as of sin, goes deeper than drugs or dogmas. The disease, the sin, the degradation and demoralization, have not been largely, and generally averted, by early education; as for example, " Now I lay me down to sleep"; the catechism; or the creed; more than by drugs, and laws against prostitution. Have we not regarded the " mint, anise, and cummin, and neglected the weightier matters...
Page 40 - Truth; and Beneficence toward man, might seem to be a sufficient guarantee, but Priestcraft and dogmatism in every age have assailed them as heresy, and scattered them to the winds, or the flames, with a, " Thus sayeth the Lord! " and " I am his prophet and mouthpiece! " The time has at last come when these may be ignored; and the progress of man, and the diffusion of Light and knowledge, have advanced accordingly. Let us cast out fear, and look around us, and within us. We may take Walt Whitman's...

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