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" We are afraid to put men to live and trade each on his own private stock of reason, because we suspect that this stock in each man is small and that the individuals would do better to avail themselves of the general bank and capital of nations and of... "
The Contemporary Review - Page 82
1879
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Infotopia: How Many Minds Produce Knowledge

Cass R. Sunstein - Law - 2006 - 288 pages
...building it up again, without having models and patterns of approved utility before his eyes. .. . We are afraid to put men to live and trade each on...own private stock of reason; because we suspect that this stock in each man is small, and that the individuals would do better to avail themselves of the...
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Violence Inevitable: The Play of Force and Respect in Derrida, Nietzsche ...

Rick Parrish - Philosophy - 2006 - 149 pages
...Edmund Burke presents a more common example in his defense of prejudice. He argues that conservatives "are afraid to put men to live and trade each on his own private stock of reason; because [conservatives] suspect that this stock in each man is small, and that the individuals would do better...
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Woodrow Wilson: Essential Writings and Speeches of the Scholar-president

Woodrow Wilson - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 429 pages
...substitute the natural rights of man. It is a perilous attempt to train the unlearned and the undisciplined to "live and trade each on his own private stock of reason." Its success is due to the fact that it uses these theories of natural right which chime in with selfish...
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Anarchism and Authority: A Philosophical Introduction to Classical Anarchism

Paul McLaughlin - Political Science - 2007 - 202 pages
...writes: 'instead of casting away our old prejudices, we cherish them to a very considerable degree ... We are afraid to put men to live and trade each on...own private stock of reason; because we suspect that this stock in each man is small, and that the individuals would do better to avail themselves of the...
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Why I Turned Right: Leading Baby Boom Conservatives Chronicle Their ...

Mary Eberstadt - Political Science - 2007 - 304 pages
...and the longer they have lasted and the more generally they have prevailed, the more we cherish them. We are afraid to put men to live and trade each on...own private stock of reason, because we suspect that this stock in each man is small, and that the individuals would do better to avail themselves of the...
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Co-ed Combat: The New Evidence that Women Shouldn't Fight the Nation's Wars

Kingsley Browne - History - 2007 - 350 pages
...spurious analogies, such rhetorical devices do not advance the goals of reasoned argument. 22 Conclusion We are afraid to put men to live and trade each on...own private stock of reason: because we suspect that this stock in each man is small, and that the individuals would be better to avail themselves of the...
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Wendell Berry: Life and Work

Jason Peters - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 368 pages
...to the mobility of the intelligent. Burke's famous defense of prejudice rested on a similar basis. "We are afraid to put men to live and trade each on his own private stock of reason," he wrote in Reflections, "because we suspect that this stock in each man is small, and that the individuals...
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Anarchy And the Law: The Political Economy of Choice

Edward Stringham - Political Science - 2007 - 698 pages
...because they are prejudices: and the longer they have lasted, the more we cherish them. We are afraid to live and trade each on his own private stock of reason: because we suspect that this stock in each man is small, and that the individuals would do better to avail themselves of the...
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Language and Revolution in Burke, Wollstonecraft, Paine, and Godwin

Jane Hodson - History - 2007 - 216 pages
...did not believe that each individual should rely only on the exercise of his own reason. He writes: '[w]e are afraid to put men to live and trade each on his 37 Godwin, 2nd edn Political Justice, vol. 1, p. 72. own private stock of reason'.18 Sense, feeling...
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Antiquity as the Source of Modernity: Freedom and Balance in the Thought of ...

Thomas Chaimowicz - Philosophy - 2011 - 151 pages
...this enlightened age I am bold enough to confess, that we are generally men of untaught feelings . . . We are afraid to put men to live and trade each on...own private stock of reason; because we suspect that this stock in each man is small, and that the individuals would do better to avail themselves of the...
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