A Man and His Soul: An Occult Romance of Washington Life

TitleA Man and His Soul: An Occult Romance of Washington Life
Year for Search1894
AuthorsCrawford,, T[heron] C[lark] K.C.
Tertiary AuthorsCrawford, T. C. K.C.
Date Published1894
PublisherCharles B. Reed
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Detailed eutopia. Stress on training for public life. On the Island of Nolos it is possible to see the ideal organization of life. Chapter XVII (166-71), “Picturing Ideal Possibilities of Our Future National Life,” describes the city of Washington. Chapter XVIII (172-83), “The Life of the Nation After Ideal Conditions Are Reached,” describes the noble profession of politics and the education provided for those planning on entering this profession, which includes travel to other countries, free mass education, including physical training, that is compulsory for the poor, with the children fed at need, every public building open 24 hours and usable as shelter by the poor, and the technological advances that provides free light and heat and food in liquid form but with exquisite taste at cost. Municipalities like companies with only property-owners having a say. Chapter XXII (213-22), “Showing the Future Government of Affairs in the United States,” describes, among other things, a Cabinet in which the highest post is that of Secretary of the Public Welfare, followed by the Secretary of the Liberal Arts. Other cabinet officers are the secretaries of Labor, Commerce, and Spiritual Development. In Chapter XXVIII (223-34) “The ideal President holds a conversation with the real President of the United States.”

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1894 Crawford, T[heron] C[lark]. A Man and His Soul: An Occult Romance of Washington Life. Illus. New York: Charles B. Reed. MoU-St, PSt, W3,1294

Detailed eutopia. Stress on training for public life. On the Island of Nolos it is possible to see the ideal organization of life. Chapter XVII (166-71), “Picturing Ideal Possibilities of Our Future National Life,” describes the city of Washington. Chapter XVIII (172-83), “The Life of the Nation After Ideal Conditions Are Reached,” describes the noble profession of politics and the education provided for those planning on entering this profession, which includes travel to other countries, free mass education, including physical training, that is compulsory for the poor, with the children fed at need, every public building open 24 hours and usable as shelter by the poor, and the technological advances that provides free light and heat and food in liquid form but with exquisite taste at cost. Municipalities like companies with only property-owners having a say. Chapter XXII (213-22), “Showing the Future Government of Affairs in the United States,” describes, among other things, a Cabinet in which the highest post is that of Secretary of the Public Welfare, followed by the Secretary of the Liberal Arts. Other cabinet officers are the secretaries of Labor, Commerce, and Spiritual Development. In Chapter XXVIII (223-34) “The ideal President holds a conversation with the real President of the United States.”