The Coming Revolution

The Coming Revolution

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The Coming Revolution

The Coming Revolution

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If we accept the doctrine, now so often preached, that the present melancholy condition of society is necessary to its development and progress, mankind must seem to us in the situation of the early martyrs who journeyed to heaven through affliction and death. We, however, no longer admit the necessity of martyrdom; we have come to regard it as the result of human ignorance and intolerance, and believe that salvation is to be won by other means. So, too, there are those who have come to charge the wretchedness and warfare now everywhere existing among men to their institutions, instead of to any wise or beneficent provision for their future; they deny either the necessity or benefit of the hardships the great mass of mankind now suffer . . .

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