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" Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members. Society is a joint-stock company, in which the members agree, for the better securing of his bread to each shareholder, to surrender the liberty and culture of the eater.... "
Essays: First Series - Page 46
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
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Changing Rapture: Emily Dickinson's Poetic Development

Aliki Barnstone - 2006 - 187 pages
...in which the members agree, for the better securing of his bread to each shareholder, to surrender the liberty and culture of the eater. The virtue in...palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind a valued advisor . . . was wont to importune...
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Chic Ironic Bitterness

R. Jay Magill - 2009 - 296 pages
...ability to be willingly nonconformist with regards to social rules and behaviors. As he famously penned, Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered in the name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity...
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Popular Delusions: How Social Conformity Molds Society and Politics

...company, in which members agree, for the better securing of his bread to each shareholder, to surrender the liberty and culture of the eater. The virtue in most request in conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs....
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Ethics and Lao-Tzu: Intimations of Character

Ed Mendelowitz - 2008 - 296 pages
...in which the members agree, for the better securing of his bread to each shareholder, to surrender the liberty and culture of the eater. The virtue in...not realities and creators, but names and customs. Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Self-Reliance" The greater part of what my neighbors call good I believe in my...
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Remembering 1969: Searching for the Eternal in Changing Times

Robert Atkinson - 2008 - 167 pages
...wisdom works, spoke to my inner essence. Accept the place the Divine Providence has found for you. ... He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered...name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. . . . Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this. ... A man is to carry himself...
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