[Lecture on How to Breed a Scholar]


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An unidentified man gives a brief lecture on how to breed a scholar. In the lecture he discusses family history and the factors involved in persons developing unusual abilities. He raises the question if genetic factors contribute to a person’s intellectual ability.

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00:01:08 Man talks about the family history of a very good friend who gave permission to talk about his family.

00:04:30 Talks about one of the boys who came up from nothing. Factors involved in developing unusual abilities with people. Asks is it because of white blood in them.

00:08:38 Talks about trying to understand (which was his original question) how to breed a scholar.

00:13:58 Talks about how it is up to those present to do battle with wickedness and iniquity with the weapons of love that some have been doing.

00:14:27 Concludes presentation.


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