George Washington Carver Essay On Religion

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George Washington Carver was born on January 1864 in Diamond Grove, Missouri. George had two adoptive parents named Moses and Susan Carver and his birthmother was Mary who was a slave and his father was Giles Carver. The Carvers owned Moses and his parents. George also had a brother named James. George had a very small family and never married and never had any children of his own. When George was young he and his mother was kidnapped from their owners Moses and Susan Carver by slave raiders; however, when Moses went to search for them he only found George on the side of the road. The Carvers did not have any of their own children and hey took care of George and his “brother” James like their own children teaching them to…show more content…
He testified on many occasions that his faith in Jesus was the only mechanism by which he could pursue and perform the art of science. Carver became a Christian when he was still a young boy, as he wrote in connection to his conversion in 1931.He was not expected to live past his twenty-first birthday due to failing health. Throughout his career, he always found friendship with other Christians. He relied on them especially when criticized by the scientific community and media regarding his research methodology. Carver viewed faith in Jesus Christ as a means of destroying both barriers of racial disharmony and social stratification. He gathered a list of eight cardinal virtues for his students to strive toward, be clean both inside and out, neither look up to the rich nor down on the poor, lose if need be without squealing, win without bragging, always be considerate of women, children, and older people, be too brave to lie, be too generous to cheat, take your share of the world and let others take theirs. George Washington Carver was known throughout the south as a farmer's best friend. His work on crop rotation and good products helped many farmers to survive and make a good living. George cared about helping other people not getting rich. He didn't even patent most of his work because he considered his ideas as gifts from God. He thought they should be free to others. George
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