Improving Leisure Time

There is a great deal of speculation going on about what effect labor-saving devices will have on employed workers who are likely to have more and more leisure time on their hands.

Mrs. Eddy says in "Miscellaneous Writings" (p. 230), "All successful individuals have become such by hard work; by improving moments before they pass into hours, and hours that other people may occupy in the pursuit of pleasure." Then she adds, "They spend no time in sheer idleness, in talking when they have nothing to say, in building air-castles or floating off on the wings of sense: all of which drop human life into the ditch of nonsense, and worse than waste its years."

Activities for the Armed Services
August 8, 1964

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