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12/08/2008

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Frances Madeson

If this is the setup, I CANNOT WAIT for the next story. Bring it on!

Mike M.

I understand a blog post is not an essay, but would it be too much to tell us where that quote comes from?

Daniel Green

Since this is one post in a series called "John Dewey's *Art as Experience*," a direct inference would be that the quote is from *Art as Experience*.

Frances Madeson

People get ready
There’s a train a-comin’
You don’t need no baggage
You just get on board
All you need is faith
To hear the diesels humming
Don’t need no ticket
You just thank the Lord

People get ready
Train to Jordan
Picking up passengers from coast to coast
Faith is the key
Open the doors and board them
There’s room for all among the loved the most

There ain’t no room for the hopeless sinner
Who would hurt all mankind just to save his own
Have pity on those whose chances are thinner
Cause there’s no hiding place from the Kingdom’s throne

So people get ready
For the train a-comin’
You don’t need no baggage
You just get on board
All you need is faith
To hear the diesels humming
Don’t need no ticket
You just thank, you just thank the Lord

—Curtis Mayfield

Fasat

I believe the passage is called "Art as Experience". I love Dewey's writing although he gets a bit too wordy and loses focus of the purpose. Stil l thouugh, what a great mind of his time!

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