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Why Men Fight: A method of abolishing the international duel
Le souffle, le rhythme, la vraie force populaire manqua la raction. Elle eut les rois, les trsors, les armes; elle crasa les peuples, mais elle resta muette. Elle tua en silence; elle ne put parler quavec le canon sur ses horribles champs de bataille.... Tuer quinze millions dhommes par la faim et lpe, la bonne heure, cela se peut. Mais faire un petit chant, un air aim de tous, voil ce que nulle machination ne donnera.... Don rserv, bni.... Ce chant peut-tre laube jaillira dun cur simple, ou lalouette le trouvera en montant au soleil, de son sillon davril. To all who are capable of new impressions and fresh thought, some modification of former beliefs and hopes has been brought by the war. What the modification has been has depended, in each case, upon character and circumstance; but in one form or another it has been almost universal. To me, the chief thing to be learnt through the war has been a certain view of the springs of human action, what they are, and what we may legitimately hope that they will become. This view, if it is true, seems to afford a basis for political philosophy more capable of standing erect in a time of crisis than the philosophy of traditional Liberalism has shown itself to be. The following lectures, though only one of them will deal with war, all are inspired by a view of the springs of action4 which has been suggested by the war. And all of them are informed by the hope of seeing such political institutions established in Europe as shall make men averse to wara hope which I firmly believe to be realizable, though not without a great and fundamental reconstruction of economic and social life. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 55610
Author: Russell, Bertrand
Release Date: Sep 23, 2017
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