Practical Christian Sociology; A Series Of Lectures At Princeton Theological Seminary And Marietta…

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byWilbur Fisk Crafts

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907. Excerpt: ... hardest iron cannon, as if it were soft wax, and does ever in the long run rule and reign, and allows nothing else to rule and reign--you also would talk of impossibility! But it is only difficult, it is not impossible. Possible? It is, with whatever difficulty, very clearly inevitable.--Socialism and Unsocialism (extracts from Carlyle), p. 22. 41. Unscientific optimists expect to organize imperfect men into a perfect society.--Small and Vincent, An Introduction to the Study of Society, p. 74. The economist finds no single remedies, but sees many helpful means, and awaits, for the final solution of the question, the slow development of society, which yet may be somewhat hastened by intelligent action.--Professor J. W. Jenks, in Handbooh of Sociological Information, p. 52. See Socialism of John Stuart Mill, p. vii (Humboldt Library). 42. Even the Fabian Society, whose very name suggests a slow and sure rather than sudden revolution, was at first catastrophic, as its members recall, by way of measuring their growth in wisdom since its founding in 1884, when they " placed all their hopes on a sudden, tumultuous uprising of the united proletariat, before whose mighty onrush, kings, landlords, and capitalists would go down like ninepins, leaving society quietly to re-sort itself into Utopia."--Sydney Webb, Fabian Tract No. 51; see also No. 41. 43. Just as Plato had his Republic and Sir Thomas More his Utopia, so Babreuf had his Charter of Equality, Cabet his Icaria, St. Simon his Industrial System, and Fourier his ideal Phalanstery. Robert Owen spent a fortune in pressing upon an unbelieving generation his New Moral World; and even Auguste Comte... must needs add a detailed Polity to his Philosophy of Positivism. The leading feature of all these proposals was ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907. Excerpt: ... hardest iron cannon, as if it were soft wax, and does ever in the long run rule and reign, and allows nothing else to rule and...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:210 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.44 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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