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WARREN, Josiah. True Civilization
Article published on 30 May 2010
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Boston, Mass. 1864

PREFACE.

The present condition of our country, and of many other parts of the world, calls out and places before us, as in a panorama, whatever there is of thought; whatever there has been of progress or retrogression, and displays to us at a simple glance, as it were, the present state of civilization in so vivid a manner that we are enabled to weigh and estimate what we have and what we need with a degree of certainty that, in a state of repose, no one’s lifetime might enable him to measure; and which may reasonably inspire even the humble with a boldness suited to the time, and with a hope that discoveries indispensable to true civilization, that could scarcely gain a single ear while the adversities of life could be borne, may now receive some attention where all confidence in the tried is lost.

TABLE OF REFERENCE.

CHAPTER 1: GOVERNMENT AND ITS TRUE FUNCTION.
CHAPTER 2: SELF-PRESERVATION.
CHAPTER 3: PROBING CIVILIZATION.
CHAPTER 4: THE PRINCIPLE OF EQUIVALENTS
CHAPTER 5: ORGANIZATION AND CO-OPERATION...


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