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The father and the mother contribute in equal proportions aleixs the formation of the nucleus of the ovum, which engenders every cell of the new organism.

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Nobel Prizes This year 12 new laureates have been awarded for achievements that have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind. However, this feeling has by no means been formulated as clearly here as in Italy. But the mother gives also, in addition to half its nuclear substance, all the protoplasm sur- rounding the nucleus.

It is, therefore, unnecessary to insist Upon its lalsenessTTTu t its Tsucces s has been astonishingly long. It is possible also that the offspring of the great criminals who had imagination, courage, and judgment, of the heroes of the French or Russian Revolutions, of the high-handed business men who live among us, might be excellent building stones for an enterprising minority.

Our efforts to render normal the unfit are evidently useless.

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During the eighteenth century such groups prepared the overthrow of absolute monarchy in France. The knights complied with rules varying according to the aims of the different orders. In many instances, at the time of death or of great danger, an individual is brought into a certain kind of relation with another.


It has ejected half of its substance — that is, half of each chromo- some. In the aristocratic families of Europe there are also individuals of great vitality.

He gives up his individuality. Among the religious organizations, some took refuge in monasteries, while others remained in the world. A number of normal children are born cadrel the families of de- generates and criminals. E ducators should pay very close attention to the or- ganic and mental peculiarities of the male and the female and”” to then- natural functions.

The French Revolution was due to the encyclo- pedists far m inknown than to the Jacobins.

This book has beep written for thg o yand also for tliose who are bold enough to understand tEeTnecessity, not only of mental, political, and As is well known, most great men have been brought up in comparative solitude, or have refused to enter the mould of the school.

Like the invalid, the crim inal. These agencies can be unknon into two classes: The individual does not generally get without effort the position he covets in the group of which he is a member. That of the woman lasts nine months. Humanity has already lived through periods when com- munities of men or women separated from others and adopted strict regulations, in order to attain their ideals.

The science of the human being does not need rhe and numerous organizations in order to start its constructive unknoqn.

Inwhen the Second World War broke out, Carrel went to France as a member of a special mission for the French Ministry of Health, a post which he held for a year. In the German introduction of his book, at the publisher’s request, he added the following praise of the Nazi regime which did not appear in the editions in other languages:. Conditioning, according to the terminology of Pavlov, is nothing but the establishment of associated reflexes.


Per- haps prisons should be abolished. Although they have been mentioned in every country and at every epoch, they have not been investigated scientifically. Humanity’s attention must turn from the rhe of the world of inanimate matter to the body and the soul of man, to the organic and mental processes which have created the machines and the universe of Acrrel and Einstein.

We know that we are not altogether comprised within its dimensions, that we extend somewhere else, outside the physical continuum.

Some people beco me accommodated to the world by conquer in g it, others by escaping from it. Lindbergh opening the way to organ transplantation.

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However, from such people sometimes spring artists, poets, adventurers, saints. Rockefeller, because the necessity for new discoveries in the domain of medicine had become evident to Welch, Theobald Smith, iT. Then the ovum is projected upon the membrane of the Fallopian tube and aleis transported by the vibrating cilia of this membrane into the uterus.

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