A new ice age is approaching and there is a great glacier coming down from the neighboring mountain range to the north. At once, our life in the community was change in very important aspect. Our community was now in a very difficult situation. There was no fish or meat for food, no hides for clothing, and no security from the hairy death that walked the trails day and night.
We are the people behind the new inventions for our tribe to be familiarized with the new ways of living.
The Radicals are criticizing the school and kept on questioning the wise old men persistently.
As the wise old men explained, they don't teach fish‐grabbing to grab fish; they teach it to develop a generalized agility. They don't teach horse‐clubbing to club horses; they teach it to develop a generalized strength. And they don't teach tiger‐scaring to scare tigers; they teach it for the purpose of giving. As they said,"If you had any education yourself, you would know that the essence of true education is timelessness. It is something that endures through changing conditions like a solid rock standing squarely and firmly in the middle of a raging torrent. You must know that there are some eternal verities, and the saber‐tooth curriculum is one of them!".