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    As our disorderly, competitive technological society is piling up its victims and constantly developing new problems of maladjustment, we must use our scientific knowledge to determine the cause and prevention of suffering rather than putting all our emphasis on its alleviation ...
    Agnes E. Meyer (1887–1970)

    We Americans are supposed to be overly concerned about the child. But actually the intelligent care of children in our society is balanced by a crass indifference to the helplessness of infancy and youth. Cruelty to children has become more widespread but less noticed in the general unrest, the constant migration, the family disintegration, and the other manifestations of a civilization that has been torn away from its original moorings.
    Agnes E. Meyer (1887–1970)

    ... democracy is not only service, action, brotherhood—it is spirit—spirit free, indefinable, all-pervasive, that holds us to its revelations even when we seek to escape them.
    Agnes E. Meyer (1887–1970)

    Next to our free political institutions, our free public-school system ranks as the greatest achievement of democratic life in America ...
    Agnes E. Meyer (1887–1970)

    It is high time we realized that the havoc wrought in human life and ideals by a technological revolution and too long ignored has caught up with us.
    Agnes E. Meyer (1887–1970)