Rich Man's Guide and Poor Man's Friend

Rich Man's Guide and Poor Man's Friend

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... way of salvation. There is deliverance in nothing else. No one in heaven or on earth can do your work, your thinking, be you rich or poor. The only way for the emancipation of the masses is by the route of individual liberty. We must have individual freedom in order to have race freedom; we must have self training in order to have collective knowledge; there must be individual know ledge as a foundation to the self reliance of mankind. Belief in and obedience to creeds will never help the masses; on the contrary it will further enslave them. Bowing the head to money and the knee to the God of Gold will bring additional suffering to the lot of the already moneycrushed populace. In short, money and church creeds are the two monster evil forces of the world; these have done more to enslave and to destroy mankind than all other agencies on the earth. As long as these twin monarchs rule there will be no happiness on the earth, worth the name, for either rich or poor, and while the rich will lord it over the suffering masses, they themselves will also be unhappy, for it is written, "You cannot make clouds for others and yourself live in the sunshine." In order to destroy an enemy it is necessary to know who he is, and to locate him. The enemy of the human race, the slaveowner of the world is that hideous, double-headed monster, Money-Creed. This dual destroyer sits upon the throne of humanity. It is robed in the bloodstained vestments of church and state. The real God of this king and this church is the Almighty Dollar, and by its power the life blood is drawn from human viens. Then wherein is the virtue of your boasted loyalty to the institutions of our blighting civilization? Such loyalty but turns the grindstone that sharpens...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236845285
  • 9781236845283