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Buchanan's Journal of Man, June 1887

Volume 1, Number 5

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 18,711 / 63 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 39.4
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 470
Added to site: 2008.08.24 21853
Genre: Periodical

deep sincerity in his fear of hell. The same hostility is still kept up, and overflows in the popular harangues of Rev. Sam Jones, and many others.

Popular Christianity, in the majority of the churches, is therefore one of the greatest hindrances to a normal educational system, and to social refinement, notwithstanding its support of some of the essential virtues.


The fourth method, of passive sympathy, is the most scientific, the most novel and the most powerful of all,--the most competent to grasp the helpless, hopeless, half idiotic, and half criminal classes and restore them to normal intelligence and virtue. It was not mentioned in the "New Education," for fear of alarming the orthodox stolidity of the medical college and the church, but it will appear in future editions. It is the method of bringing the subject into absolute sympathy and absolute subordination under the operator.

It has been known throughout this century that certain persons



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