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Education and the Realistic Outlook

by Frederick S. Breed 1942

A distinguished American savant once declared that the most interesting thing about a man in his beliefs; and, he might well have made the same observation about a nation, for beliefs represent the net result of thinking, the outcome of human reactions to the world. They body forth the forms of things to come; they bear the patterns of our personal behavior; they determine the direction of our thrust into the enveloping darkness. They arc the creeds and the dogmas, the theories and tile hypotheses, the philosophies and the religions for which men live and for which they sometimes struggle even to the uttermost.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 41, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 43 Number 9, 1942, p. 87-138
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20452, Date Accessed: 7/21/2018 7:52:23 AM

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