|1.||Modern Socialists do not attempt to give a detailed description of the Socialist State, but they do point out certain conditions which must logically result from continued progress.|
|2.||The modern state which has been largely separated from the industrial process is now gradually expanding and assuming a greater variety of economic functions.|
|3.||The Socialist State will be the result of a continuation of this process and of the achievement of full political and industrial democracy.|
|4.||The Socialist State will not be static, and the possibilities of progress are infinite.|
|1.||Why must modern Socialists refuse to make predictions in regard to the details of the Socialist State?|
|2.||What did Engels mean by the "dying out" of the State?|
|3.||What significance do Socialists see in the extension of public ownership?|
|4.||Why is democracy essential to Socialism?|
|5.||What are the necessary limitations upon individual liberty?|
|6.||What changes in the manner of administering justice would be necessary under Socialism.|
|7.||Why is free public education necessary to Socialism?|
|8.||Explain what Socialists mean by the Social Revolution.|
|9.||How do modern Socialists differ from the Utopians in respect to the finality of their ideals?|
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Publication information: Book title: Elements of Socialism:A Text-Book. Contributors: John Spargo - Author, George Louis Arner - Author. Publisher: Macmillan. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1912. Page number: 223.
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