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86 REMEMBER THIS, if you suffer from a feeling of inferiority, because your
87 schooling has been limited.
88 Thomas A. Edison had only three months of "schooling" during his entire life.
89 He did not lack education, neither did he die poor. Henry Ford had less than a
90 sixth grade "schooling" but he has managed to do pretty well by himself,
91 financially.
92 SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE is among the most plentiful, and the cheapest
93 forms of service which may be had! If you doubt this, consult the payroll of any
94 university.
95 First of all, decide the sort of specialized knowledge you require, and the purpose
96 for which it is needed. To a large extent your major purpose in life, the goal to-
97 ward which you are working, will help determine what knowledge you need.
98 With this question settled, your next move requires that you have accurate
99 information concerning dependable sources of knowledge. The more important
100 of these are:
101 (a) One's own experience and education
102 (b) Experience and education available through cooperation of others
103 (Master Mind Alliance)
104 (c) Colleges and Universities
105 (d) Public Libraries (Through books and periodicals in which may be
106 found all the knowledge organized by civilization)
107 (e) Special Training Courses (Through night schools and home study
108 schools in particular.)
109 As knowledge is acquired it must be organized and put into use, for a definite
110 purpose, through practical plans. Knowledge has no value except that which can

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