Can Mankind Survive

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Marshall Jones Company, 1918 - Civilization - 201 pages
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Page 142 - To sum it all up together, we may boast that our commonwealth is the school of the civilized world. Each citizen of our Republic is endowed with the power in his own person of adapting himself to the most varied form of activity and life with consummate versatility and ease.
Page 198 - There was nothing in their conversation or in their thoughts but force, material wealth, new territory to develop, discipline and methods of exploitation. No idea which would justify an extension of German rule, no benefits and no consideration to be bestowed on the conquered. In short, no magnanimity. They want to lie in the beds of other people and don't mind being called barbarians for wanting to do so. They haven't the least ambition to win over other peoples by moral suasion.
Page 141 - The gift of our people is to be able to look all round a problem before we take it up in action, and then to act when reflection has done its work.

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