Sagamore Sociological Conference, Sagamore Beach, Massachusetts

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Page 142 - FOR THE GRADUAL AND REASONABLE REDUCTION OF THE HOURS OF LABOR TO THE LOWEST PRACTICABLE POINT, AND FOR THAT DEGREE OF LEISURE FOR ALL WHICH IS A CONDITION OF THE HIGHEST HUMAN LIFE.
Page 73 - We deem it the duty of all Christian people to concern themselves directly with certain practical industrial problems. To us it seems that the churches must stand — "For equal rights and complete justice for all men in all stations of life.
Page 16 - For life, with all it yields of joy and woe, And hope and fear, — believe the aged friend,— Is just our chance o...
Page 73 - FOR SUITABLE PROVISION FOR THE OLD AGE OF THE WORKERS, AND FOR THOSE INCAPACITATED BY INJURY.
Page 15 - Thou, who didst come to bring On Thy redeeming wing Healing and sight, Health to the sick in mind, Sight to the inly blind, — Oh, now to all mankind Let there be light...
Page 3 - The Lord is thy keeper: the Lord is thy shade upon thy right hand. The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night. The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul. The Lord shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.
Page 142 - For the principle of conciliation and arbitration in industrial dissensions. For the protection of the worker from dangerous machinery, occupational disease, injuries and mortality. For the abolition of child labor. For such regulation of the conditions of toil for women as shall safeguard the physical and moral health of the community. For the suppression of the "sweating system.
Page 73 - To us it seems that the churches must stand— For equal rights and complete justice for all men in all stations of life. For the right of all men to the opportunity for self-maintenance, a right ever to be wisely and strongly safeguarded against encroachments of every kind. For the right of workers to some protection against the hardships often resulting from the swift crises of industrial change.
Page 26 - And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; and I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible. I will make a man more precious than fine gold; even a man than the golden wedge ofOphir.
Page 12 - The average wage earner has made up his mind that he must remain a wage earner. He has given up the hope of a kingdom to come where he himself will be a capitalist and he asks that the reward for his work be given to him as a workingman.

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