Brickner, Rabbi Barnett R.
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Toronto as a city of great promise. The ties between Canada and the United States. What is meant by social progress. Social progress as a very recent thing, a new idea. Becoming truly divine when we become social-minded. Several tests of social progress: population increase; the relative distance of the ideal world from the practical world of affairs; the extent to which civilization makes possible the democratization of the opportunities, the economic opportunities, of the masses of the people. How we fair in these tests. Social service as the true hand-maid of social progress, and how that is so. Social service entering the era of social progress, of constructive and preventive work. Pricking our conscience a little. What we shouldn't forget.