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The mainspring of human progress.

Author: Henry Grady Weaver; Rose Wilder Lane
Publisher: Irvington-on-Hudson, N.Y., Foundation for Economic Education, 1953.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Rev. ed. of Mainspring]View all editions and formats
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Throws light on many problems plaguing the postwar world, and traces them back to the age old conflict between Pagan Fatalism and Christian Freedom. The author delves into highly controversial subjects and leads to certain conclusions that are contrary to much of present-day thinking.
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Weaver, Henry Grady, 1889-1949.
Mainspring of human progress.
Irvington-on-Hudson, N.Y., Foundation for Economic Education, 1953
(OCoLC)563174024
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Grady Weaver; Rose Wilder Lane
OCLC Number: 726894
Notes: "In some respects ... a condensation of Rose Wilder Lane's book, The discovery of freedom."
Imprint date varies.
Description: 279 pages 20 cm
Contents: Comparisons & contrasts. Puzzling questions --
The great multiplier --
Networks and pitfalls --
The old world views. The pagan view --
Socialism and (or) Communism --
The living authorities --
The static center --
The revolution. The first attempt --
Compromise --
The second attempt --
Prelude to third attempt --
The third attempt --
Roots of revolution --
The unknown individual --
The new model --
Unplanned planning --
The revolution spreads --
Fruits of freedom. Inventive progress --
Hope versus fear --
Moral versus material --
Freedom versus war.

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Throws light on many problems plaguing the postwar world, and traces them back to the age old conflict between Pagan Fatalism and Christian Freedom. The author delves into highly controversial subjects and leads to certain conclusions that are contrary to much of present-day thinking.

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