Industry and Humanity: A Study in the Principles Under-Lying Industrial Reconstruction

Industry and Humanity: A Study in the Principles Under-Lying Industrial Reconstruction

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Industry and Humanity: A Study in the Principles Under-Lying Industrial Reconstruction

Industry and Humanity: A Study in the Principles Under-Lying Industrial Reconstruction

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The existing attitude of Capital and Labor toward each other is too largely one of mistrust born of Fear. That was the position of the nations of Europe before the War. If Industry is to serve Humanity, this attitude must be changed to one of trust inspired by Faith. An industrial system characterized by antagonism, coercion, and resistance must yield to a new order based upon mutual confidence, real justice, and constructive good-will. The change will involve patience, but nothing short of it will solve the problems to which Industry gives rise.

Christianity differs from Heathenism in that its attitude is founded upon Faith, not upon Fear. Despite contrary appearances, the transition from Fear to Faith is being wrought out slowly in international and industrial affairs. Wherever it has progressed, an attitude of militancy has given way to one of co-operation. The transition has been accompanied by changes in outer form and organization, but the indwelling spirit has been its one sustaining reality. Where the spirit fails, the whole fabric becomes dismantled. Witness Europe to-day!

The infusion of a new spirit into Industry will . . .

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