Pamphlets on Peace and War

Pamphlets on Peace and War

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...skill and labor. He must have the stimulus of an adequate personal reward $0 call forth his energy. He demands that the WE)' shall be open for him to personal power and wealthAnd he is naturally impelled to seek to pass beyond and above his fellows. In our dealing with the Social Problem, there is 110 real gain to be made by our trying to close our eyes $0 these fundamental facts. In whatever solution of the Problem we may find practicable for the present man. we must leave place for his self-assertion, for his natllrfll claim to the right of private possession, for his inbom sense of freedom to compete with his fellows, or to 00' operate with them, if he finds either way beneficial to himself and to those for whom he immediately cares.1. oi political agencies and activities shows many real improvements, brought about by aggressive and persistent agitation. Popular hygiene, sanitation, and incitements among wage eamers to thrift and to temperance; moves towards tenement comfort among the poor, and guardianship of the conditions of childlabor; pure-food advocacy and popular education against preventable diseases; better legislation in the interests of endangered workmen, in mines, in factories and in the machinery of transportation; legal war against monopolistic encroachments upon the agricultural and mechanical products and upon the coal, timber and water resources of the nations, and the long list of other popular benefits which are the themes of present social agitation, and of increased acceptance, all these things, though they are not radical in the working of the Social Organism, are prominent at the present time as never before, and are doing much to further human progress. All those social movements which are leading Society...
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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236911768
  • 9781236911766