The grand secret of Education is to make the learner feel an interest in the thing to be learned. The founders of the prevailing systems not knowing any other way of interesting children in their studies, have sought to create an interest by the hope of factitious rewards and the fear of punishments; the one intending to stimulate a blind self-conceit, and the other destroying all self-respect, both of which may be equally fatal in after life. […]
Related Links: A Documentary History of the Movement for Equitable Commerce Digitized at Library of Commerce SONGS, sung at the celebration of Paine’s birth day, in New Harmony Jan. 19, 1839. THERE’S NOTHING LIKE TRUTH. […]
This is a very small and very simply thing to the eye; but, considered as a new element in human affairs, no mind can measure its magnitude.
We are on the same road will all the old countries.—The French have arrived at the precipice a little before us; but this is all the difference between us, unless we strike out a new path, and introduce New Financial Elements:— ☞ We have no time to lose!! […]
The Boston House of Equity was one of a number of commercial establishment organized on in the wake of Josiah Warren’s lectures on equitable commerce. It’s eventual failure to succeed in the same way as […]
E. D. Linton, Political platform for the coming party, Boston : [s.n.], 1871. William West and E. D. Linton, “Political platform for the coming party,” Woodhull & Claflin’s Weekly 4 no. 9(January 13, 1872): 3-4. […]
ORDER AND PROGRESS — LIVE FOR OTHERS FAMILY—COUNTRY—HUMANITY MODERN TIMES, THE LABOR QUESTION, AND THE FAMILY. A Brief Statement of Facts and Principles. BY HENRY EDGER. Nothing can be destroyed but by being replaced. […]
The “United States” are no longer united —“The union” is broken — The great “American experiment” is checked and we have silently drifted under military despotism! and, instead of being a “self governing” people, every one’s person and property are at the mercy or discretion of five or six military commanders—no two of whom can reasonably be expected to have the same settled policy or any policy founded on any principle or generally understood and accepted basis; and “security of person and property” (the professed object of all governments) is annihilated, and confusion and violence already reign supreme in the land proclaimed to be the lead of the political world! […]