"To a reluctant admission of the necessity for State action, we join a burning belief in duty, and a deep spiritual ideal of life. And we have more than an abstract belief in duty, we do not hesitate to unite the advocacy of social reform with an appeal to the various classes who compose society to perform those duties without which all social reform must be merely delusive."
by:
Arnold J. Toynbee
(1889-1975) British historian
Source:
Lectures on The Industrial Revolution in England (1884), p. 219. "Are Radicals Socialists?"
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