Speech on Patriotism (Document 3), item 34

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wish my position to be clearly

understood. The highest ideal

in life is the Christian ideal

of altruism. The young man

or young woman who is taught

to think of himself only, of his own

ease and pleasure first is

being trained to a selfish,

narrow view of life.

  Patriotism is an instinct

native to every people.

It is one of the most elemental

of our emotions, as has been

many times disclosed in the
course of the present war.

Some one had predicted that the

socialists who are in theory

opposed to war would refuse to

answer their country's call

and so make war impossible,

but nothing of the kind has

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33/

wish my position to be clearly

understood. The highest ideal

in life is the Christian ideal

of altruism. The young man

or young woman who is taught

to think of himself only, of his own

ease and pleasure first is

being trained to a selfish,

narrow view of life.

  Patriotism is an instinct

native to every people.

It is one of the most elemental

of our emotions, as has been

many times disclosed in the
course of the present war.

Some one had predicted that the

socialists who are in theory

opposed to war would refuse to

answer their country's call

and so make war impossible,

but nothing of the kind has


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  • November 20, 2017 15:48:07 Thomas A. Lingner

    33/

    wish my position to be clearly

    understood. The highest ideal

    in life is the Christian ideal

    of altruism. The young man

    or young woman who is taught

    to think of himself only, of his own

    ease and pleasure first is

    being trained to a selfish,

    narrow view of life.

      Patriotism is an instinct

    native to every people.

    It is one of the most elemental

    of our emotions, as has been

    many times disclosed in the
    course of the present war.

    Some one had predicted that the

    socialists who are in theory

    opposed to war would refuse to

    answer their country's call

    and so make war impossible,

    but nothing of the kind has

  • July 5, 2017 18:48:15 Annick Rodriguez

    33/

    wish my position to be clearly

    understood. The highest ideal

    in lie is the Christian ideal

    of altruism. The young man

    or young woman who is taught

    to think of himself [insert] only [/insert] of his own

    ease and pleasure first is

    being trained to a selfish

    narrow view of life.

       Patriotism is an instinct or an

    emotion. native to every people.

    It is one of the most elemental

    of our emotions, as has been

    many times disclosed in the
    course of the present war.

    Some one had predicted that the

    socialists who are in theory

    opposed to war would refuse to

    answer their country's call

    and so make war impossible

    but nothing of the kind has


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    Saginaw, Michigan, USA

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19536 / 221333
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http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
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Hope Elizabeth May
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October 2, 1915
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