chapter  VII
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The necessity for definite moral training of the develop­ ing mind lies in the fact, already discussed at length, that the child is bora with inherited neuron patterns which lead to impulsive and instinctive actions. While adapted to man’s welfare in a more primitive condition of society, many of these actions are no longer tolerable because of changed conditions and especially because of the development of the gregarious instinct and the habit of living in co-operative societies. Consequently the neuron patterns must be modified.