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Issued Monthly in the Interest of Reasonable Religious
Thought and Enlightened Progress
THE NEED TO PLAY
8T. JOHN'S HOUSE,
MAPVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY
Apr 22, 1940
There is a beautiful spirit breathing now
The Wider World.
The intuitions of the human heart and the human mind, when strong and universal, are always true, although the form of truth may be vague and crude. The function of science is not to destroy these, but to shape them.-LE CONTE.
Too much knowledge is bewildering. The feeling that a small boy has when alone in the mountains for the first time and suddenly realizes the awful immensity of his surroundings often comes to men—especially young men-when they get their first glimpse into the wide fields of scientific knowledge. When a person has been used to the world which is reached through the five senses -a world which is bounded in extent by the limits of memory or at most by history-he is apt to be rather dazzled at first when astronomy, chemistry, and geology throw open the doors of a universe im