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The officers may consider the matter of such widespread interest that it should come at once before the whole nation. If so, they would send the whole to the national receptor, with their approval and comments. Or from the common fund they may furnish the discoverer means to go in person to the national receptor.

If it were a new invention in engines that was made, then the receptor would call in the engineer to assist in his work of examination. And so of other departments. It might even require the judgment of officers from several departments. Some of our readers may fear that to thus open wide the official doors for a hearing of new things would at once invite a flood of worthless notions; that the receptum would be crowded with cranks, sane and insane, each insistent with his claims to attention. This objection is not a serious one. In the first place, there is not a multitude of cranks with inventive minds in any one town. And if there were, it is better to waste some of the time of one officer than to bother the whole public with their worthless projects. And when a new education is once established there will be few cranks and no monomaniacs in the community.

Important measures for public action, either temporary or permanent, are often devised by single persons. In all cases these can be brought before the people through the receptum. Nature made man a progressive being, capable of evolution and culture, by planting the organs of culture in his brain. These organs make him desire to learn new things and apply the new knowledge to the continued

improvement of his own character and the betterment of his conditions.

THE MODEL CITY has twelve departments, each filled by people whose natural talents and training fit them for that kind of employment. These departments are divided into sub-groups so as to include all the varieties of work necessary to make up the complex life of society.

The plan on the next page shows that the arrangement of these departments is copied from that of the brain.' This enables them all to respond and cooperate with each other in a perfectly natural manner. And this also means that they have the highest degree of dispatch, economy and convenience in all their operations.

Quite recently the chief officer in the largest city of the world asserted in public that there is not a large city on earth that is planned with reference to the inventions,- utilities, knowledge and requirements of modern civilized life ! The man of science, then, has a good reason for wishing to present a better model, one in which wisdom, beauty and utility shall have equal expression.

The various employments of society bear certain fixed relations to each other. And these relations depend both upon the very nature of the employments and upon the arrangement of groups in the brain itself. For it is this internal order of parts among the faculties that makes us conscious of external order and adapts us to work in outward arrangements.

A single example will illustrate this point. On the south side of the city three departments form the


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