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" I confess I am not charmed with the ideal of life held out by those who think that the normal state of human beings is that of struggling to get on... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 410
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Federal Tax Policy for Economic Growth and Stability: Papers ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee - 1955 - 962 pages
...with some experience of the industrial revolution, pleaded for a stationary state in these terms : normal state of human beings is that of struggling to get on ; that the trampling, crushing, elbo%ving, and treading on each other's heels, which form the existing type of social life, are the...
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Federal Tax Policy for Economic Growth and Stability: Papers ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee - 1955 - 1064 pages
...unaffected aversion so generally manifested toward it by political economists of the old school. I am inclined to believe that it would be, on the whole,...considerable improvement on our present condition. I confess 1 am not charmed with the ideal of life held out by those who think that the ormai state of human beings...
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Tax Subsidies and Tax Reforms: Hearings Before ..., 92-2, July 19, 20, and ...

United States. Congress. Economic Joint Committee - 1973 - 312 pages
...unaffected aversion so generally manifested towards it by political economists of the old school. I am inclined to believe that it would be, on the whole,...elbowing, and treading on each other's heels which forms the existing type of social life, are the most desirable lot of human kind. I know not why it...
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Growth and Its Implications for the Future: Hearing with Appendix, Ninety ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment - 1973 - 1024 pages
...unaffected aversion so generally manifested towards it by political economists of the old school. I am inclined to believe that it would be, on the whole,...present condition. I confess I am not charmed with the idea of life held out by those who think that the normal state of human beings is that of struggling...
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Growth and Its Implications for the Future: Hearing with Appendix for the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment - 1973 - 1532 pages
...una/Tected avenion to generally manifested towards it by political economists of the old school I am inclined to believe that it would be. on the whole,...considerable improvement on our present condition I confess [ am not charmed with the ideal of life held out by those who think that the normal tute of human beings...
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Paradoxical Harvest: Energy and Explanation in British History, 1870-1914

Richard Newbold Adams - 1982 - 164 pages
...for developing a distaste for what JS Mill characterized in 1848 as "that struggling to get on; that trampling, crushing, elbowing, and treading on each...heels, which form the existing type of social life ..." (Wiener 1981:33 quoting Mill 1961:748-51). Partisans of cultural explanations often forget that...
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The Collected Essays of Asa Briggs: Images, Problems, Standpoints and Forecasts

Asa Briggs - 1988 - 366 pages
...happiness. One critic of Trollope quoted John Stuart Mill, who 'confessed' that he was not 'charmed by the ideal of life held out by those who think that...of human beings is that of struggling to get on'. Mill had concluded that «'hile the Northern and Middle States of America had obtained the Six Points...
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Sättigung: moralische und psychologische Grenzen des Wachstums

Josef Falkinger - 1986 - 234 pages
...unaffected aversion so generally manifested towards it by political economists of the old school. I am inclined to believe that it would be, on the whole, a very considerable improvement on our present condition."71 Vor allem würde dann die zermürbende Wachstumslogik ein Ende haben. „I confess I...
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The Death of Industrial Civilization: The Limits to Economic Growth and the ...

Joel Jay Kassiola - 1990 - 320 pages
...John Stuart Mill, may give us some inspiration. He admits that he is: not charmed with the [Hobbesian] ideal of life held out by those who think that the...treading on each other's heels, which form the existing form of social life, are the most desirable lot of human kind, or anything but the disagreeable symptoms...
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Economics, Philosophy, and Physics

Ching-Yao Hsieh, Meng-Hua Ye - 1991 - 216 pages
...so generally manifested towards it by political economists of the old school [such as Ricardo]. / am inclined to believe that it would be, on the whole,...elbowing, and treading on each other's heels which comes from the existing type of social life, are the most desirable lot of human kind, or anything...
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