Ontario Normal School Manuals: Science of Education

Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 101,827 / 316 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.8
LoC Categories: Q, LB
Downloads: 3,398
Added to site: 2006.05.26
mnybks.net#: 13734
Origin: gutenberg.org
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ial man and the perfect life is a life made up of social rights and duties, wherein one is able to realize his own good in conformity with the good of others, and seek his own happiness by including within it the happiness of others. But to live a life of social worth, man must gain such control over his lower physical wants and desires that he can conform them to the needs and rights of others. He must, in other words, in adapting himself to his social environment, develop a sense of duty toward his fellows which will cause him to act in co-operation with others. He must refuse, for instance, to satisfy his own want by causing want to others, or to promote his own desires by giving pain to others. Secondly, he must obtain such control over his physical surroundings, including his own body, that he is able to make these serve in promoting the common good. In the worthy life, therefore, man has so adjusted himself to his fellow men that he is able to co-operate with them, and has so adjusted himself to his phy

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