Illinois Voter Volume 1-4

Illinois Voter Volume 1-4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... to kindle in the hearts and minds of women the warmth and light and good cheer of conscious kinship in the common weal." ing can only mean that we are approaching all age where human values will rise, and the right of the material things to be protected at the mil of human life and happiness will gradually assume second place. Lottie Holman O'Neill. The close of the convention left one with the impression that women, in the exercise of the suffrage, are bringing a fine and fresh _eilr&'! to bear upon the task of making good citizens, that the future is bright with hope. In discussions of government there was shown_a U116 sense of comparative values and 8SDficents1'il1Y i human values. One felt that a new and very vital contribution will be made by W"1cents" l the development of a better democracy-_ Dr. Grace Dewey, Bcents15""ne' Iii ancient times a Roman statesman arose e'ery day in the Senate and said, "Carthage must be destroyed." I come to speak to you of an enemy crueller than Carthage, more lustful of power than Napoleon, more tyrannical than Prussianism, more bloodthirsty than Moloch--an enemy of which we should declare every day it must be destroyed, until we have finally uprooted its power and annihilated it forever. If not destroyed it will destroy us. I speak of the institution of war. War must be outlawed if humanity is to survive. I believe the thinking world will subscribe to this statement. But will the thinking world say how we are to enforce the abolition of war? And among our various solutions, all of which stop short of abolishing war as a legal institution, we limp, choosing neither God nor Baal, but because we choose not God, compelled to leave dominatioshow more

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  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236856201
  • 9781236856203