Studies In Modern Socialism And Labor Problems

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byThomas Edwin Brown

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...not "such stuff as dreams are made of." These are realities that have shaped history, and that shall yet govern the world. "Lectures on Social Questions." By J. H. Rylance, D. D. New York: Thomas Whittaker, 1880, p. 103. CHAPTER X. CAPTAINS OF INDUSTRY. " The Leaders of Industry, if Industry is ever to be led, are virtually the Captains of the world; if there is no nobleness in them, there will never bo au aristocracy more."--Carlyh. " The rule now commonly acted on is that business must be cared for and men must care for themselves. The principle of action in the end must be that men must be cared for, and business must be subservient to this great work."--President Chadbourne. The idea of order, or organization, or co-operation, involves variety, diversity--not sameness of endowments, but distinction of endowments. The famous phrase of Louis Blanc, " The organization of labor," would be a meaningless phrase if all were heads or all were hands, and if the heads were not allowed to direct, and the hands were not gladly willing to be directed. Even democracy can not get along without rulership. Government by the people, for the people, is yet government. Government demands executive functions. Executive functions demand men who exercise these functions. The exercise of function by one part of a body demands submission to such exercise of function by other parts of the body. What executive officers are in the State, what pastors, deacons, teachers, superintendents are in the Church, what generals, colonels, captains are in the army--servants, indeed, who shall sway no tyrannous scepter over their brothers, but true rulers, leaders, directors also, if any good service is faithfully rendered, any good work to be worthily done--such are the...

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...not "such stuff as dreams are made of." These are realities that have shaped history, and that shall yet govern the wor...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:102 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217057551

ISBN - 13:9780217057554

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