Tuesday, July 6, 2010

repulsive powers of selfishness...

This on family values from the "Collections' section of "The Christian Examiner and Theological Review" 1824. 

"Domestick Society"

' Domestick society is the seminary of social affections, the cradle of sensibility, where the first elements are acquired of that tenderness and humanity, which cement mankind together, and which, were they entirely extinguished, the whole fabrick of social institutions would be dissolved. Families are so many centres of attraction, which preserve mankind from being scattered and dissipated, by the repulsive powers of selfishness.'—Robert Hall.


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