The Science of Society: No. 1[-2], Volumes 1-2 (Google eBook)

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Nichols, 1854 - Social sciences - 214 pages
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Page 62 - When from the lips of truth one mighty breath Shall, like a whirlwind, scatter in its breeze The whole dark pile of human mockeries, Then shall the race of mind commence on earth, And, starting fresh, as from a second birth, Man, in the sunshine of the world's new spring, Shall walk transparent, like some holy thing. It
Page 9 - small hope is not now a tenable one. These days of universal death must be days of universal new birth if the ruin is not to be total and final! It is a time to make the dullest man consider, and ask himself, Whence he came? Whither he is bound
Page 21 - the effort he makes, if he makes any, to divest himself of it. He may as well attempt to flee his own shadow, as to rid himself of the indefeasible, God-given inheritance of his own Individuality. Finally, this indestructible and all-pervading Individuality furnishes, itself, the law, and the only true law, of order and harmony.
Page 62 - earth, And, starting fresh, as from a second birth, Man, in the sunshine of the world's new spring, Shall walk transparent, like some holy thing. It
Page 32 - the interests of all to co-operate with and assist each other, instead of clashing with and counteracting each other." 7. " To withdraw the elements of discord, of war, of distrust and repulsion, and to
Page 57 - It follows, therefore, in order to arrive at a satisfactory measure of Equity, and the adoption of a scientific system of commerce, 1. That some method must be devised for comparing the relative repugnance of different kinds of labor. 2. That in making the comparison, each individual must make his or her own estimate of the repugnance to
Page 10 - nightmare that is crushing out the life of us and ours, would take a shape, approach us like the Hyrcanian tiger, the Behemoth of
Page vi - of Science, certainly similar researches into the nature, the wants, the adaptations, and, so to speak, into the true or requisite moral and social habitat of the spiritual animal called Man, must be, if conducted according to the rigid methods of scientific induction from observed facts, equally entitled to that distinction.
Page 9 - New Era,' to the foolish as well as to the wise." Nor is this state of things confined to Europe. The agitations in America may be more peaceful, but they are not less profound. The foundations of old beliefs and habits of thought are breaking up. The old guarantees of order are fast falling away. A veritable "new era" with us, too, is alike impending and inevitable.
Page 57 - or her of the labor which he or she performs, and 3. That there, should be a sufficient motive in the results or consequences to insure an honest exercise of the judgment, and an honest expression of the real feelings of each, in making the comparison.

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