The Ethical Record Volume 5, No. 6

The Ethical Record Volume 5, No. 6

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...to work, more certainty of there being definite, positive work which women in the future may do. The subject upon which there was apparently the most general argument was that of Peace 'and Arbitration. There was enthusiastic willingness to work in such a movement; but in private the most earnest believers hopelessly confessed that they had little faith that they, their children or their children's children would see the time when the army would cease to be the foremost thought of European nations, from which the" conclusion to be drawn is that womenas yet have little confidence in their own power to accomplish great results. They feel the helplessness of a disfranchised and unconsidered class. The Council does not, in consequence, present the organized unity which can enforce a great purpose. ' It is impossible as yet to weld closely such discordant elements ' as the evolving woman of so many races and nationalities presents. ' ' The International Council is not at present likely to become sufficiently unified to furnish the machinery which can enforce any great international purpose. As a factor in the evolution of women, however, its influence and value is incalculable. It is accomplishing a great educational work along many lines; but to my mind, the chief results of its labors are to be found in the increased willingness of women to take up the work of the world, and the increased confidence of men in their abilities to do so. ' But all such associations of women are artificial and temporary. Their crowning function is to fit women for greater things, --nothing more. When men have learned to have faith in women's work, and women have learned to believe 1n themselves and their duties to society, there _will be no...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236813219
  • 9781236813213