Audio File   Civilized society is the result of man’s early efforts to overcome his dislike of isolation. But this does not necessarily signify mutual affection, and the present turbulent state of certain primitive groups [More]
Audio File   Primitive man never hesitated to enslave his fellows.  Woman was the first slave, a family slave. Pastoral men enslaved woman as his inferior sex partner. This sort of sex slavery grew directly [More]
Audio File   Early Christianity was entirely free from all civil entanglements, social commitments, and economic alliances.  Only did later institutionalized Christianity become an organic part of the political and social structure of Occidental civilization. [More]
Audio File   While biologic evolution has proceeded ever upward, much of cultural evolution went out from the Euphrates valley in waves, which successively weakened as time passed until finally the whole of the pure-line [More]
Audio File   War is the natural state and heritage of evolving man; peace is the social yardstick measuring civilization’s advancement. Before the partial socialization of the advancing races man was exceedingly individualistic, extremely suspicious, [More]
Audio File   While the red man suffered from too much warfare, it is not altogether amiss to say that the development of statehood among the Chinese was delayed by the thoroughness of their conquest [More]
Audio File   Sometime after driving the red man across to North America, the expanding Chinese cleared the Andonites from the river valleys of eastern Asia, pushing them north into Siberia and west into Turkestan, [More]
Audio File   The progress of civilization is hardly alike on any two planets.  The details of the unfoldment of mortal evolution are very different on numerous dissimilar worlds.  Notwithstanding these many diversifications of planetary [More]
Audio File   This is the beginning of the narrative of the long, long forward struggle of the human species from a status that was little better than an animal existence, through the intervening ages, [More]
Audio File   All human institutions minister to some social need, past or present, notwithstanding that their overdevelopment unfailingly detracts from the worthwhileness of the individual in that personality is overshadowed and initiative is diminished. [More]
Audio File   Mechanical inventions and the dissemination of knowledge are modifying civilization; certain economic adjustments and social changes are imperative if cultural disaster is to be avoided.  This new and oncoming social order will [More]