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What's Wrong with the World
     

What's Wrong with the World

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by G. K. Chesterton
 

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A book of modern social inquiry has a shape that is somewhat sharply
defined. It begins as a rule with an analysis, with statistics, tables
of population, decrease of crime among Congregationalists, growth of
hysteria among policemen, and similar ascertained facts; it ends with a
chapter that is generally called "The Remedy." It is almost

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A book of modern social inquiry has a shape that is somewhat sharply
defined. It begins as a rule with an analysis, with statistics, tables
of population, decrease of crime among Congregationalists, growth of
hysteria among policemen, and similar ascertained facts; it ends with a
chapter that is generally called "The Remedy." It is almost wholly due
to this careful, solid, and scientific method that "The Remedy" is
never found. For this scheme of medical question and answer is a
blunder; the first great blunder of sociology. It is always called
stating the disease before we find the cure. But it is the whole
definition and dignity of man that in social matters we must actually
find the cure before we find the disease

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012310934
Publisher:
New Century Books
Publication date:
03/22/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
725 KB

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