They, at the top; culture and philosophy are expressed by their voices; us, we are the primary able perhaps to work with efficiency of our hands, but powerless to lift us up to the spirit, which gives meaning to our efforts. We are technicians practitioners. They are, themselves, the intellectuals. They talk about “method”; we would not have that technology.
And it is always with some contempt they accuse minor aspect, without thinking it has been, since the origin of man, the constructive element of progress. In 1928, we wrote in our magazine an article entitled “Towards a new education method for the popular schools.” We said: “Our study on the content of the current methods shows the need for a master plan, a method of education that will show to the various methods of instruction and education, incorrectly called methods and we call techniques, the way forward if we do not want to waste our efforts. “And, discussing our ideas about the difference between techniques and methods, Rene Duthil we wrote then:” Your distinction between technical and method seems to me essential.