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The World in Chains

Some Aspects of War and Trade

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Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 36,957 / 124 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 39.1
LoC Category: U
Downloads: 240
Added to site: 2007.01.25
mnybks.net#: 15897
Genre: War

There may be some exaggeration in this book. I firmly believe that England and her Allies entered this War with the noblest intentions. If I have done less than justice to these, it is because my chief purpose in this essay has been to express my equally firm belief that all these fine emotions have been and are being exploited by the basest forms of Imperialism and Capitalism.

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olitical or social considerations that vary from age to age. Even Plato in his Republic (465 A) agreed that the citizen might in certain circumstances take the law into his own hands, probably regarding such action as a sort of equity, what Aristotle calls [Greek: epanorthôma nomou êlleipei dia ton katholou], a rectification of certain special cases not covered by law.

In modern states again, e.g. in Austria and Germany, duelling is not so much a survival as a corollary of militarism, which involves a fetichistic veneration of the military uniform or of military "honour."]

§ 8

The Nations of Europe ferae naturae

In the next and latest stage in the expansion of the moral system we find it again conterminous with the frontiers of the State. But it is now no longer the small city state of Ancient Greece and Mediæval Italy, but the large political unit, roughly and hypothetically national,[5] which constitutes the modern State, whether Kingdom,

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