all roads lead to Socialism, although in nine cases out of ten, so far, the economist doesn't recognize his destination, and incurs the malediction pronounced by Jeremiah on those who justify the wicked for reward.
German Socialism forgot, in the nick of time, that the French criticism, whose silly echo it was, presupposed the existence of modern bourgeois society, with its corresponding economic
conditions of existence, and the political constitution adapted thereto, the very things whose attainment was the object of the pending struggle in Germany.
For while under the present system a very large number of people can lead lives of a certain amount of freedom and expression and happiness, under an industrial-barrack system, or a system of economic
tyranny, nobody would be able to have any such freedom at all.
He was quite aware, however, of the claims to economic
and other consideration of the United States, and that this quarter of the globe offered a vast field for study.
He had the confidence in his superiority that comes from complete economic
security and his pride of place was even more deeply rooted.
They will have put England in an economic
position of starving in a week.
The causes of revolutions are not described as primarily changes in the conception of the common good, but changes in the military or economic
power of the several classes in the state.
For my part, I should be sorry to think that there was nothing between Anthony and Cleopatra but an economic
situation; and it will require a great deal more evidence than is ever likely to be available, thank God, to persuade me that Tiberius was as blameless a monarch as King George V.
Complications ensued; but they were economic
, not romantic.
He talks about the economic
movement, and the ebb and flow of capital; the devil knows what he means.
It was a singular trade, obeying no known commercial or economic
principles--indeed, no principles.
A new kind of man in the coloured world," I said to myself--"a new kind of man surely if he looks upon his task as an economic
one instead of a theological one.