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Herbert Spencer : The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.

Acquiring an education,

that doesn’t give your mind the freedom

to explore and discover who you truly are,

is like having a torch in your pocket while you are groping about in the dark, 46 more words


Reverend Father Adam, Whence Didst Thou Get Music?

What is the origin of music? — And how does music relate to language? Scientific research into these questions is booming. Psychologists, neurologists, cognitive scientists, biologists, archaeologists, anthropologists, linguists and musicologists are in the origins business. 1,148 more words


He Said That? 8/23/16

From Herbert Spencer (1820–1903), English philosopher, prominent classical liberal political theorist, and sociological theorist, Lectures on Education delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, London, 1855, published in “What Knowledge is of Most Worth”, The Westminster Review (July 1859): 159 more words


The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. – Herbert Spencer http://ift.tt/29WjfoC

Herbert Spencer

June 22

LET us not always say,
“Spite of this flesh to-day
I strove, made head, gained ground upon the whole!”
As the bird wings and sings, 113 more words

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Evolutionary Theories of the 19th C - Brief Comparison

An essay by Tyler Bloomhill

Analysis in recent years has shown clear disparities between the evolutionary theories and ideas present during the 19th century (Freeman, 1974).  1,093 more words


E14 - The neo-classical liberals

A short overview of some of the most important neo-classical liberals, anarchism and lastly, a quick bite of the early 20th century.