Neither the release of the id nor the extension of the province of the scientific automaton are a prudent response to the situation man now faces: or rather, both of them, if uncorrected by the intervention of the feeling, evaluating, loving, life-directing elements in the personality, will probably bring the whole long effort of human history to a catastrophic close, like that foretold in the Norse myth of Ragnarok: the end of the world, marked by the conquest of the gods by the giants. Mine are rather severe given my condition.
Albert Schweitzer's Legacy for Education
I eat very little in the way of animal protein — turkey or shrimp is basically it, and in very small amounts 5 oz a day at most. The bulk of my diet is vegetable-based otherwise. As it is, I think most people eat way too much animal protein. There used to be this habit at tables of saying grace and thanking the animal for its sacrifice.
That also expresses reverence for life. Very interesting. He would thank the animal! Apparently the site does not allow links.
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But that McGill site refuses links. There, Mumford had this to say about Schweitzer:. Schweitzer, for example, has transcended the specialisations of vocation and nationality and religious faith.
In deliberately choosing an uninviting region in Africa as the seat of his life-work, and the ministry of medicine as a means of translating his Christian ethic into practice, he sacrificed the opportunities that his special talents as theologian, musician, and philosopher seemed to demand.
He explains what he meant in this work, from pp. He was an accomplished pianist who played an old out of tune piano where he lived. There are many selfless humans living and acting in the world. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account. You are commenting using your Twitter account.
Albert Schweitzer S Legacy For Education Reverence For Life
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Email required Address never made public. Volume editor. Synopsis This book on the legacy of Albert Schweitzer contextualises this remarkable intellectualist, humanist, medicine-man, theologian and Nobel Prize winner.
Chapters Chapter 1 Post-colonialism and the deconstruction of moral imperialism: The case of Albert Schweitzer and his ethics of reverence for life. Chapter 7 Albert Schweitzer and the historical Jesus: Reflecting on some misconceptions. Chapter 10 The educational legacy of Albert Schweitzer — Chapter 11 Views on religious healing: Albert Schweitzer and Africa. Downloads Download data is not yet available.watch
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