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the privileges and benefits reached all classes equally? Or shall industry be organized chiefly in the interests of a small class, the employers and capitalists, leaving the workmen to get whatever pittance cf wages these masters choose to give? That is the kind cf organized industry that the trusts and the capitalists of the nineteenth century propose to establish.

You have put a book into the hands cf the workman and he is thinking. And he will choose for himself. The cry of "Utopian" will not frighten him. He asks only for justice. He will not accept " expediency," or "custom," or "vested rights" in place of it. The workmen are a majority of the people. In the United States and in Britain they have the physical and the political power to make the most fundamental changes if they choose.


think that our present system of ownership, or control of production and distribution, is grossly unjust and unfair to the workmen. And that neither the workmen nor the employer can have the true conditions of happiness while the present system continues.

These millions believe, with a great leader of European science, " That the entire reorganization of human society, upon a new and purely scientific basis, is not only practicable, but is the only political object much worth winning." They believe with Draper, in his great work, "The Intellectual Development of Europe," that " Europe and America are now entering upon the phase of maturity. Each of the nations will attempt its own intellectual organization, and will accomplish it more or less perfectly, as certainly

as that bees will build combs and fill them with honey. The excellence of the result will turn altogether on the suitability and perfection of the means."

In our second chapter we have shown that science has now found in the constitution of man, the basic laws of social structure and social life. That these laws explain clearly all the steps in the past history of man. And that they furnish us a perfectly clear and ample guide for the work of forming new institutions. They show how we may pass, without violence and without loss, into the life of a perfect social order; into an order so completely in harmony with the nature of man, that it will permit of his continuous growth and evolution through all coming ages.

THE SYSTEM of combined industry in the new order opens a thousand new channels for the highest ambition in the fields of science, labor, culture and religion. And unlike the groveling lust for wealth and power, these higher channels lead only to the welfare of humanity. In every band, through all the seven ranks, there is a department of enterprises, of displays and of awards. Every person is therefore sure to receive, not only assistance in his undertakings, but the fullest measure of praise and reward for whatever good or great thing he may achieve.

THE PRIMAL CURSE of labor will be removed in harmonism. For manual or physical labor will be performed with a new spirit. It will be surrounded with the most attractive conditions. The worker will reap the fullest result of his toil. And manual labor will be honored as highly as brain work ever has been. The brain and the body will work in complete unison. The worker will put his spirit into the

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