The American Educational Review, Volumen31,Tema 1

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American Educational Company, 1910

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Página 276 - superior in any ideal respect? Why should they not blush with indignant shame if the community that owns them is vile in any way whatsoever? Individuals, daily more numerous, now feel this civic passion. It is only a question of blowing on the spark till the whole population gets
Página 145 - Things and actions are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be; why then should we desire to be deceived?
Página 276 - and on the ruins of the old morals of military honor, a stable system of morals of civic honor builds itself up. What the whole community comes to believe in grasps the individual as in a vise. The war function has grasped us so far; but constructive interests may some day seem no less imperative, and impose on the individual a hardly lighter
Página 90 - reserves of energy that are ordinarily not called upon, but that may be called upon; deeper and deeper strata of combustion or explosible material, discontinuously arranged, but ready for use by anyone who probes so deep, and repairing themselves by rest as well as do the superficial strata.
Página 88 - more. If every member of the Common Council and every other public servant had frequently such opportunities as this to discuss public matters with those to whom he owes his appointment it would mean that we would have much better, more intelligent representation of the people's interest and a cleaner government.
Página 90 - it passes away, and we are fresher than before. We have evidently tapped a level of new energy, masked until then by the fatigue-obstacle usually obeyed. There may be layer after layer of this experience. A third and fourth 'wind' may supervene. Mental activity shows the phenomenon as well as physical, and in exceptional cases we may find, beyond the very
Página 277 - warfare against nature, they would tread the earth more proudly, the women would value them more highly, they would be better fathers and teachers of the following generation.
Página 98 - In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs.
Página 90 - of fatigue-distress, amounts of ease and power that we never dreamed ourselves to own—sources of strength habitually not taxed at all, because habitually we never push through the obstruction, never pass those early critical points. "It is evident that our organism has stored-up reserves of energy that are ordinarily not called upon, but that may be called upon; deeper and deeper strata of
Página 180 - Dr. Harris resigned from the office of United States commissioner of education in 1906, after a service of twenty years. He received from the Carnegie Foundation on May 26, 1906, "as the first man to whom such recognition for meritorious service is given the highest retiring allowance which our rules will allow,

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