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THE ORIGIN OF STRUCTURAL VARIATIONS.
The inadequacy of natural selection. Bathmogenesis. Use
LOCOMOTION AND ITS RELATION TO SURVIVAL.... 189
Evolution of muscle-fiber. Locomotion in birds, animals
LABOR AS A FACTOR IN EVOLUTION..
Defects in our educational methods. Labor the best edu-
cation. Value of manual and intellectual pursuits. The
life-saving influence of pains taking work.
Its evolutionary history and meaning, plants, animals and
men. Evolution of clothing. Modesty. The relation
of clothing to health and survival.
Advantages and disadvantages of shelter. Geographical
distribution and climate as affecting its evolution. Its in-
dividual and æsthetic aspects. Spiritual shelters. Home,
The evolution of habit. Its psychological and ethical as-
pects. Its relation to instinct. The cultivation of habits
FROM NATURAL TO CHRISTIAN SELECTION.
How moral fitness is evolved, and made the ultimate goal
of human evolution. Wisdom of the "survival of the
fittest." How the unfit are made to help the evolution of
the fit. Altruism the flower of egoism. The real unity
of nature's evolutionary process.
Larger and narrower views of sanitation. The former seeks
to prevent disease and death-the latter to cure existing
evils by specific remedies. The former the evolutionary
view. Obedience to cosmic law the essential principle
of true sanitation. Ethical and religious aspects of the
RELIGION AS A FACTOR IN SOCIAL EVOLUTION....
The parallel lines of religious and governmental evolution,
From animism to cosmic theism. Religion as a cement
to society. Failure of cults based on efforts at dogmatic
unity. The church of the future-a federation, not a
By REV. EDWARD P. POWELL.
COLLATERAL READINGS SUGGESTED.
Spencer's First Principles, Principles of Psychology, and Principles of Ethics; Fiske's Cosmic Philosophy; Powell's Our Heredity from God; Bain's Mind and Body; Picton's The Mystery of Matter, and The Philosophy of Ignorance; Clifford's Body and Mind, Seeing and Thinking, and The Scientific Basis of Morals; Wake's Evolution of Morality; Lankester's Degeneration: A Chapter in Darwinism; Hinton's Life in Nature, and Mystery of Pain, Arabella Buckley's The Moral Teachings of Science; Huxley's Evolution and Ethics (Oxford Address).