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" Thus the mind itself is bowed to the yoke: even in what people do for pleasure, conformity is the first thing thought of; they like in crowds; they exercise choice only among things commonly done: peculiarity of taste, eccentricity of conduct, are shunned... "
Fraser's Magazine - Page 381
1874
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Modern Political Theory from Hobbes to Marx: Key Debates

Jack Lively, Andrew Reeve - Political Science - 1989 - 311 pages
...fairly got the better of individuality'. Mill is quite clear as to the results of such a situation: 'human capacities are withered and starved: they become...or feelings of home growth, or properly their own.' Against such servility he puts the state of 'habitual rebellion' where the proper questions to ask...
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Conditions Handsome and Unhandsome: The Constitution of Emersonian ...

Stanley Cavell - Literary Collections - 1990 - 151 pages
...have fair play, and enable it to grow and thrive? They ask themselves, . . . what is usually done ? I do not mean that they choose what is customary in...feelings of home growth, or properly their own. Now is this, or is it not, the desirable condition of human nature? (chap. 3, parag. 6) I call attention...
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John Stuart Mill: Critical Assessments, Volume 1

John Cunningham Wood - Economics - 1991 - 656 pages
...inclination. It does not occur to them to have any inclination except for what is customary . . . [they] are generally without either opinions or feelings of home growth, or properly their own.37 Now Mill is here using the concept of choice in a special, but (for purposes of understanding...
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Beyond Individualism: Reconstituting the Liberal Self

Jack Crittenden - Political Science - 1992 - 240 pages
...and manipulation. Unable to judge for themselves, they would simply follow the herd: Thus the mind is bowed to the yoke; even in what people do for pleasure,...opinions or feelings of home growth, or properly their own.5 In Mill's scheme the highest levels of policymaking would take place in a nationally representative...
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Modern Political Thought: Readings from Machiavelli to Nietzsche

David Wootton - Philosophy - 1996 - 946 pages
...family do not ask themselves — what do I prefer? or, what would suit my character and disposition? 7 9A9@F ! is this, or is it not, the desirable condition of human nature? It is so, on the Calvinistic theory....
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A Textual Introduction To Social and Political Theory

Richard Bellamy, Richard Paul Bellamy, Angus Ross - Philosophy - 1996 - 344 pages
...the first thing thought of; they like in crowds; they exercise choice only among things Individualism commonly done: peculiarity of taste, eccentricity...feelings of home growth, or properly their own. Now is this, or is it not, the desirable condition of human nature? [...] There is no reason that all human...
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Creating the Kingdom of Ends

Christine M. Korsgaard, Christine Marion Korsgaard - Philosophy - 1996 - 442 pages
...what people do for pleasure, conformity is the first thing thought of; they like in crowds . . . , and are generally without either opinions or feelings of home growth, or properly their own." It is, I think, significant that writers on personal identity often tell stories about mad surgeons...
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On Liberty and Other Essays

John Stuart Mill - Political Science - 1998 - 592 pages
...family do not ask themselves — what do I prefer? or, what would suit my character and disposition? or, what would allow the best and highest in me to...feelings of home growth, or properly their own. Now is this, or is it not, the desirable condition of human nature? It is so, on the Calvinis tic theory....
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Readings on Human Nature

Peter Loptson - Philosophy - 1998 - 580 pages
...the family do not ask themselves, what do I prefer? or, what would suit my character and disposition? or, what would allow the best and highest in me to...feelings of home growth, or properly their own. Now is this, or is it not, the desirable condition of human nature? It is so, on the Calvinistic theory....
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John Stuart Mill's Social and Political Thought: Social ethics

John Stuart Mill, G. W. Smith - Mill - 1998 - 332 pages
...autonomous action: [Ejven in what people do for pleasure, conformity is the first thing thought of; ... peculiarity of taste, eccentricity of conduct, are...or feelings of home growth or properly their own." In fact, as Anschutz has observed, Mill's diatribe against conformity at times becomes so strong that...
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