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Perfection the Standard of Being

From the December 20, 1941 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


IN human experience there is a necessity for standards of measurement for all quantitative materials, and the history of mankind includes various types of standards from the earliest accounts mentioned in Scripture to the modern meters used for measuring water, air, electricity, distance, and speed. A useful gauge indeed is the common yardstick, and in the purchase of cloth or other material sold by the yard, it is obvious that each yard must be exactly the length of the stick — this three-foot rule.