Writing of Today; Models of Journalistic Prose, Selected and Discussed

Writing of Today; Models of Journalistic Prose, Selected and Discussed

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...20 thing which is, is right; everything which bird encouraged by selection the ones most was, is right; everything which will be, is 'fit to survive.' Hence the origin of spe-right. All we have to do is to sit still and cies, the differentiation of organs--hence, watch it come. This is moral evolution. in fact, everything. On such a basis, we might expect to find, Here, too, when the theory is taken over 25 as the general outcome of the new moral and mis-translated from pure science to code now in the making, the simple worthe humanities, is found the explanation ship of success. This is exactly what is of all our social and moral growth. Each happening. The morality which the Devil of our religious customs is like the gi-with his oyster fork was commissioned to raffe's neck. A manifestation such as the 30 inculcate was essentially altruistic. Things growth of Christianity is regarded as were to be done for other people. The if humanity broke out into a new social new ideas, if you combine them in a sort organism, in the same way as the ascend-of moral amalgam--to develop one's self, ing amoeba breaks out into a stomach, to evolve, to measure things by their sucWith this view of human relations, noth-35 cess--weigh on the other side of the ing in the past is said to be either good or scale. So it comes about that the scale bad. Everything is a movement. Canni-begins to turn and the new morality shows balism is a sort of apprenticeship in meat-signs of exalting the old-fashioned Badeating. The institution of slavery is seen ness in place of the discredited Goodness. as an evolutionary stage towards free cit-40 Hence we find saturating our contempoizenship, and 'Uncle Tom's' overseer is rary literature the new worship of the no longer a...show more

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  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 503g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123684856X
  • 9781236848567