Education: Movies

In 20 years children will be taught through motion pictures and not through books. Thomas A. Edison says so, and he is the accepted mentor of current civilization.

With characteristically poor logic, Mr. Edison bases his contentions upon the hypothesis that " Knowledge is received 85% through the eye," thereby implying that books are absorbed through a sense either of hearing, feeling, tasting or smelling.

Chemistry is the subject which Mr. Edison has used in his successful experiments with the pedagogic film. But it remains to be shown whether the irregularities of the French...

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