Business Philosopher Volume 4

Business Philosopher Volume 4

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...see that as he develops the positives of his body, he becomes a man of Endurance; that as he develops the positives of the intellect, he becomes a man of Ability; that as he develops the positives of the feelings, he becomes a man of Reliability; that as he develops the positives of the will, he not only governs, or controls, the body, the intellect, and the feelings, but converts their powers into decision and action. He becomes a positive doer of deeds. And his instructions should not, must not, stop there if we are to effect real reform. The student must be instructed in the science of how to develop the positives of his body, his intellect, his feelings, and bis will. Indeed, it must be seen to that these processes of man-building are really going forward from day to day. This, I know, can be done. I know that the student can be made to see both the "why" of the necessity of all-around development, and also the "how." I know it is just as possible to cultivate a given feeling as it is to cultivate a given muscle. Speaking figuratively and inclusively, I know that it is just as possible to develop the intellectual, moral or emotive, and volitional or will muscles, as it is to develop the physical. I know, too, that our present systems of education are not doing much more than develop the intellectual powers, and that by a method which can be very greatly improved upon. I know that as far as gymnasium work and athletics of our colleges are concerned, they tend to develop abnormal strength in a few rather than endurance in all. I know that very strong men with certain parts of the body abnormally developed often die young, and have but little real endurance while they live. I know that but very little is being done, and, in...show more

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  • Paperback | 370 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 658g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236588010
  • 9781236588012