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A Modern Utopia

Auhtor: H Wells

Language: english
Published: 1905

Genres:

fiction,  non-fiction,  philosophy
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Review by Michael Gallagher, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Modern Utopia':

A Modern Utopia is a work of fiction by H. G. Wells

Excerpts from the Book 'A Modern Utopia':


... and I have inserted certain sections reflecting upon the established methods of sociological and economic science... . The last four words will ...
... of differences, no wider understanding has yet replaced them. And so publicity in the modern earth has become confusedly unsympathetic for everyone. ...
... the clustering homes and upland unenclosed gardens of Realp and Hospenthal and Andermatt. Between Realp and Andermatt, and down the Schoellenen gorge, ...
... use of wine) among the distinctive privileges of maturity, and still find all that a modern would think of as the Drink Question untouched. That question ...
... question that too many people insist on making a qualitative one. The object sought in the code of property laws that one would find in operation ...
... and ran down the long valley towards middle Switzerland, and of all the growth of pleasant homes and ch^alets amidst the heights that made the opening ...
... a dwindling amount of small change out of a gold coin, upon which I suppose in ethics and the law some native Utopian had a better claim. We may ...
... until the morrow. We are to go to Lucerne because there there is a demand for comparatively unskilled labour in carving wood, which seems to us ...
... signs of an inward and spiritual grace. Such an order means discipline. It means triumph over the petty egotisms and vanities that keep men on our earth apart ...
... for great stresses of exertion, her frequent liability to slight illnesses, her weaker initiative, her inferior invention and resourcefulness, ...
... project. It is clear that Plato intended every member of his governing class to be so changed at birth as to leave paternity untraceable ...
... Arabian Nights in the armchair in the corner glances up at me with a sudden curiosity. The botanist touches my arm and nods towards a pretty little lead-paned ...
... in the Utopian scheme of things, and merging insensibly into them, come the Dull. The Dull are persons of altogether inadequate imagination, the people ...
... in disregarding, but is bound to disregard, a man's special distinction, and to provide for him on the strength of his prevalent aspect as being on the ...
... the journey. There is always a sense of effort for me, he said, when I leave the world at the outset of the journey. I turn back again and again, ...
... It was several hundred years ago that the great organisation of the samurai came into its present form. And it was this organisation's widely sustained ...
... resources of the richest regions of the earth over their heads, or whether this is the ultimate ideal. Next comes the rather incoherent alternative ...
... current vernacular, What Good is all this-Rot about Utopias? One inspects the Thing in Being with something of the diffident speculation of primitive ...
... personalities jar and squabble? Do I mean we are never to view the promised land again except through a foreground of fellow-travellers? There is ...
... eye or cut in this manner. But any one at all conversant with physical conceptions would almost as soon think of killing the square root of 2 with a rook ...