Order

[Written Especially for Young People]

Alexander Pope, the great English poet, wrote, "Order is heaven's first law." Many thinkers have, no doubt, been impressed with the orderliness of nature, and of the stellar universe. The recurring seasons, the regularity of the moon's phases, the migration of birds in the spring and autumn, the tides, and the beauty of the stars, all hint the fact that creation rests upon a law of order.

Something of this may come to us when watching the traffic in the city streets. We realize that the expedition with which a great number of vehicles and pedestrains pass a given corner without confusion must be regulated by some law or rule. We may also note that any driver who is ignorant of or disobedient to this law hinders his own progress and interferes also with the progress of others.

October 21, 1933
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