What's Wrong with the World

What's Wrong with the World

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by G. K. Chesterton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1604591668

ISBN-13: 9781604591668

Pub. Date: 01/02/2008

Publisher: Wilder Publications

In What's Wrong With The World Chesterton rightly points out that what people see as "wrong with the world" are only the symptoms of a deeper problem. He shows that our governments, be they capitalistic or socialistic, also fail to see the deeper problem. With a keen wit and lively prose he cuts directly to the true problems that society must deal with and his…  See more details below

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In What's Wrong With The World Chesterton rightly points out that what people see as "wrong with the world" are only the symptoms of a deeper problem. He shows that our governments, be they capitalistic or socialistic, also fail to see the deeper problem. With a keen wit and lively prose he cuts directly to the true problems that society must deal with and his solutions feel utterly correct.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604591668
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Publication date:
01/02/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
140
Sales rank:
1,122,891
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents


The Homelessness of Man
The Medical Mistake     3
Wanted, An Unpractical Man     7
The New Hypocrite     13
The Fear of the Past     19
The Unfinished Temple     27
The Enemies of Property     33
The Free Family     37
The Wildness of Domesticity     42
History of Hudge and Gudge     47
Oppression by Optimism     52
The Homelessness of Jones     55
Imperialism: Or the Mistake About Man
The Charm of Jingoism     61
Wisdom and the Weather     65
The Common Vision     72
The Insane Necessity     76
Feminism: Or the Mistake About Woman
The Unmilitary Suffragette     85
The Universal Stick     88
The Emancipation of Domesticity     95
The Romance of Thrift     101
The Coldness of Chloe     107
The Pedant and the Savage     112
The Modern Surrender of Woman     116
The Brand of the Fleur de Lys     119
Sincerity and the Gallows     123
The Higher Anarchy     126
The Queen and the Suffragettes     131
The Modern Slave     133
Education: Or theMistake About the Child
The Calvinism of To-day     139
The Tribal Terror     142
The Tricks of Environment     145
The Truth About Education     147
An Evil Cry     150
Authority the Unavoidable     153
The Humility of Mrs. Grundy     158
The Broken Rainbow     162
The Need for Narrowness     166
The Case for the Public Schools     169
The School for Hypocrites     175
The Staleness of the New Schools     181
The Outlawed Parent     185
Folly and Female Education     189
The Home of Man
The Empire of the Insect     195
The Fallacy of the Umbrella Stand     202
The Dreadful Duty of Gudge     207
A Doubt     210
Conclusion     212

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