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March 1936

The Cosmic Way to True Civilization Through Parenthood.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1936;15(3):579. doi:10.1001/archopht.1936.00840150213017

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Abstract

This little brochure written by the late Dr. George H. Donahue of Northport, Long Island, is in substance a serious and impassioned plea for the inculcation of principles of justice, toleration and humanity in the young by their parents. Donahue is convinced that in this way and only in this way the evils of bigotry, race prejudice, oppression and injustice can be banished from the minds and hearts of mankind. He firmly believes that "This incitement of children to aim to establish such a sovereignty within themselves, to aim to achieve autonomy (selfhood) will inevitably beget in all human relationships the bearing and the forbearing patience of a Job; the inspirational wisdom of a Socrates; the boundless love of the man Jesus ; and Peace will come on earth in perpetuity." Surely an enlightened, humane and beautiful ideal which must appeal to all who have, like Donahue, the happiness

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