Education: Mr. Root on Leisure

Mr. Elihu Root calls attention to the widespread misuse of leisure, particularly among those who have recently acquired it. In a world in which the workman no longer has the joy of "perfecting his works" but merely the delight of pulling a lever 897 times an hour, he must save his soul in his leisure time if he is to save it at all. His difficulty at present is that he would rather lose his soul than his spare time. And Mr. Root says he can't have both.

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