Wake Up, America: A Plea for the Recognition of Our Individual and National Responsibilities

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Dodd, Mead, 1916 - United States - 111 pages
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Page 57 - ... tolerance of spirit. Men cannot be intellectually free in any real sense unless they have respect for one another's sentiments and opinions. The right of every person to seek the truth where he will; to form his own convictions and to convey them to whom he will; to formulate his own value system, so long as it does not conflict with the rights of others; to petition, protest, and debate; and to be accorded a tolerant hearing by his peers — these are among the rights and freedoms we cherish...
Page 88 - Two methods of meeting our obvious need are possible. We may materially increase the size of our voluntary professional army, or we may resort to universal compulsory military training.
Page 98 - ... should be able to hold, through common effort, the accidental pre-eminence given us by the war in Europe. Ten years ago the man who dared to advocate national service would have been derided as un-American. To-day he who raises the standard is listened to at least respectfully, as one whose arguments...
Page 105 - Germany that it would be held to "strict accountability" for any loss of American lives or property.

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