Century Path; A Magazine Devoted to the Brotherhood of Humanity, the Promulgation of Theosophy and the Study of Ancient and Modern Ethics, Philosophy, Science, and Art Volume 13, PT. 2

Century Path; A Magazine Devoted to the Brotherhood of Humanity, the Promulgation of Theosophy and the Study of Ancient and Modern Ethics, Philosophy, Science, and Art Volume 13, PT. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...the boards of that theater, granted, but that only proves the contention that education and a modicum of time are all that is needed, for nothing and no one can be educated in a minute. Then, too, perhaps the fact that the masters whose music was and is rendered at Isis Theatea, whether entr'acte, incidental, or in concert, did not compose their masterpieces for money, may have had an influence. Nor are the Lomaland musicians working for money. All are unsalaried. None is striving for individual fame. All are working together to make the world better, its rough places smooth, not for themselves, but for others. To argue that audiences do not perceive and respond to a respect-compelling influence such as this is to argue that the lungs get no benefit from pure air because the eyes cannot see it. There is a part of everyone's nature that docs sense, and respond to, and live and grow upon, the unperceived inspiration in life. And the way to make anything grow is to feed it--according to its nature, to be sure, but to give it--food. There is a hint for complaining managers. We venture to say that if the dollar interest could be eliminated from their calculations for just one week, and a healthy love for humanity substituted--such a love as would make them willing to sacrifice and suffer in order to ring true as the teachers they ought to be--a new light would dawn on their minds, and they would wonder why they had been content for so long in the dark. Rut so long as they will live in glass houses, do let them withhold their stones. Student VII CAIRO was readied and we were soon aroused from our dreams by the voices of the donkeyboys who chased after our carriages, shrieking, "Ah! Ah! Coming! Coming!" There were at least ten of them, ...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 1,012g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236880714
  • 9781236880710