Science, Vol. 32 : July-December, 1910 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Science, Vol. 32: July-December, 1910 For whom do these universities exist, after all? Is it not for the people at iarge'? Are 'not the people the ultimate beneficiaries? Then' why should the people not be immediately instructed in such man ner as. Will lead to their supporting true universities? 'it is hard to. Say why our professors are so timid. Perhaps too, great a specialization in their own education has left them helpless as all-around fighters. But the deeper reason seems to be a moral one; they think such activity is beneath them. It is not beneath them. Whatever be a man 's calling, it is not beneath him to make a fight for the truths As for a pro fessor's belonging to a mystic guild, no man's spiritualforce is either increased or diminished by the name he calls his pro fession. Learning is their cause, and every honest means to promote learning. Should be within their duty. Nor does duty alone make this call to publicity. Ambition joins in it; the legitimate personal ambi tion of making one 's mind and character felt in the world. This blow Once. Struck means hdnor, and security of tenure in office, and public power. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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