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Should he degenerate, the beauty of civilization, and even the grandeur of the physical universe, would vanish. We have applied to man con- cepts belonging to the mechanical world. Among the religious organizations, some took refuge in monasteries, while others remained in the thee. He is made on the scale of the terrestrial mountains, oceans, and rivers.

During the eighteenth century such ma prepared the overthrow of absolute monarchy in France. The union of man and woman, like that of the higher anthropoids, ought to last at least until the young have no further need of protection.

The Man The Unknown by NOBEL PRIZE WINNER Dr. Alexis Carrel

However, this feeling has by no means been formulated as clearly here as in Italy. They become factory workers, pro- letarians.

Tne development of human p ersonality is the ultimate purpose or civilizationT” ‘3 The restoration of man to the harmony of his physiologi- cal and mental self will transform his universe.

The confusion of the concepts of individual and of human being has led industrial civilization to a fundamental error, the standardization of men. The already existing organizations have to undergo important changes in order to become fitted for the work of human renovation.


Modern nations will save themselves by de- vejopragthe strong, not by protecting the weak. Sign in to make a comment Sign in to your personal account.

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Conditioning, according to the terminology of Pavlov, is nothing but the establishment of associated reflexes. Many want to-sfaake off- the dogmas im- posed upon them by modern society.

However, from such people sometimes spring artists, poets, adventurers, saints.

Alexis Carrel, the Man Unknown: Never- theless, one should not expect to find among peasants and mman many subjects endowed te great develop- mental possibilities. Young dogs brought up in kennels with others of the same age do not develop as well as puppies free to run about with their parents. There is no hope for an increase in the birth-rate before a revolution takes place in the habits of thinking and living, and a new ideal rises above the horizon.

They also perceive ev ents more or less remote in jspace and time.

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Rockefeller, because the necessity for new discoveries in the domain of medicine had become evident to Welch, Theobald Smith, iT. Habit is another aspect of adaptation. But we cannot prevent the reproduc- tion of the weak when they are neither insane nor criminal, or destroy sickly or defective children as we do the weaklings in a litter of puppies. Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account. Under the impulse of the” centres of new t hought, some universities may perhaps be led to abandon the classi- MAN, THE UNKNOWN is of education and prepare youth for the life of to- morrow with the he l p of disciplines b ased on the true nature “of man.

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Boldness and strength suddenly appear in families where they have never before been observed. In many American universities, re- search laboratories, destined to further the progress of physiology, immunology, chemistry, etc.

We have mentioned how, by constructing proper reflexes in a child, one may prepare that child to face certain situations advantageously. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

He gives up his individuality. The neglect of alexs by our social institutions is, likewise, responsible for the atrophy of the adults, Man does not stand, without damage, the mode of existence and the uniform and stupid work imposed on factory and office workers, on all those who carreo part in mass production.

These qualities can be developed by definite psychological agencies. Views Read Edit View history. For instance, if at- tacked, he can instantaneously draw his pistol. It is, neverthless, a fact that they are a normal, although rare, activity of the human being.

These qualities are generally hidden under the cloak of degeneration. Some abandon the struggle and descend to a social level where competition is no longer necessary.