Part Eight - Page 5

  1. Take the same position as heretofore and visualize a cargo ship; see the monster floating on the surface of the water; there appears to be life everywhere about; hear the sounds of life; you know that by far the largest part of the vessel is below water; out of sight; you know that the ship is large and heavy as a twenty-story skyscraper; you know that there are many sailors ready to spring to their appointed task instantly; you know that every department is in charge of able, trained, skilled officials who have proven themselves competent to take charge of this marvelous piece of mechanism; you know that although it lies apparently oblivious to everything else, it has eyes which see everything for miles around, and nothing is permitted to escape its watchful vision; you know that it is quiet, submissive and innocent, it is prepared to carry massive loads through the water; this and much more you can bring to mind with comparatively no effort whatever. But how did the cargo ship come to be where it is; how did it come into existence in the first place? All of this you want to know if you are a careful observer.

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