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By Herbert Hoover

ISBN-10: 1296977358

ISBN-13: 9781296977351

ISBN-10: 1417908076

ISBN-13: 9781417908073

"WE HAVE witnessed during this final 8 years the unfold of revolution over one-third of the area. The explanations of those explosions lie at a long way larger depths than the failure of governments in battle. The conflict itself in its final levels used to be a clash of social philosophies—but past this the motives of social explosion lay within the nice inequalities and injustices of centuries flogged past patience by way of the clash and free of restraint by way of the destruction of battle. The pressing forces which force human society were plunged right into a bad furnace. nice theories spun by way of dreamers to therapy the urgent human ills have come to front of men’s minds. nice formulation got here into existence that promised to dissolve all hassle. nice lots of individuals have flocked to their banners in hopes born of distress and anguish. Nor has this nice social ferment been constrained to these countries that experience burned with revolutions.

Now, because the typhoon of battle, of revolution and of emotion subsides there's left regardless of us of the U.S. a lot unrest, a lot discontent with the surer forces of human development. To we all, out of this crucible of exact, poignant, person adventure has come a deal of recent knowing, and it really is for we all to consider those new currents if we're to form our destiny with intelligence.

Even these elements of the area that suffered much less from the conflict were in part contaminated through those rules. past this, despite the fact that, many have had excessive hopes of civilization by surprise purified and ennobled via the sacrifices and companies of the warfare; that they had idea the advantageous harmony of function won in struggle will be carried into nice cohesion of motion in therapy of the faults of civilization in peace. yet from focus of each religious and fabric strength upon the one goal of struggle the scene replaced to the large complexity and the numerous reasons of peace.

Thus there loom up definite sure underlying forces in our nationwide existence that must be stripped of the imaginary—the transitory—and a definition can be given to the particular everlasting and protracted motivation of our civilization. In contemplation of those questions we needs to pass a ways deeper than the superficials of our political and fiscal constitution, for those are however the items of our social philosophy—the equipment of our social system."

This vintage contains the next chapters:

Philosophic Grounds
Spiritual Phases
Economic Phases
Political Phases
The Future

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