March 1927

On Traditions

Volume 12, Issue 1

TRADITIONS are not made, they develop. Early primitive man had very few traditions to guide him. He was encompassed by a world peopled with strange and fearful animals. He reacted to pain and pleasure. He knew when he was hungry. He found by experiment the means to satisfy this hunger. He learned to discriminate between the members of the animal kingdom: those to fear and those which feared him. It was a continual struggle for existence.

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