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A dark and terrible side of this sense of community of interests is the fear of a horrible common destiny which in these days of atomic weapons darkens men's minds all around the globe. Emily Greene Balch A major one which no one can overlook is technological and based on inventions and discoveries which have altered the whole basis of production and deeply affected social relations. Emily Greene Balch A second characteristic of our time is the prevalence of nationalism. This is still spreading, affecting new communities, more peripheral regions and so-called backward peoples. Emily Greene Balch A third ideal that has made its way in the modern world is reliance on reason, especially reason disciplined and enriched by modern science. An eternal basis of human intercommunication is reason. Emily Greene Balch Another cause of change, one less noticeable but fundamental, is the modern growth of population closely connected with scientific and medical discoveries. It is interesting that the United Nations has set up a special Commission to study this question. Emily Greene Balch As to judging our own time, and thereby gaining some basis for a judgment of future possibilities, we are doubtless not only too close to it to appraise it but too much formed by it and enclosed within it to do so. Emily Greene Balch
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In listing these tendencies making for a new world, we must not forget developments in the religious or spiritual thinking and feeling of mankind, where also we feel a strong unifying trend. Emily Greene Balch Industrialization based on machinery, already referred to as a characteristic of our age, is but one aspect of the revolution that is being wrought by technology. Emily Greene Balch It is natural to try to understand one's own time and to seek to analyse the forces that move it. Emily Greene Balch Men who are scandalized at the lack of freedom in Russia do not ask themselves how real is liberty among the poor, the weak, and the ignorant in capitalist society. Emily Greene Balch Probably people always feel that they are living in a time of transition, but we can hardly be mistaken perhaps in thinking that this is an era of particularly momentous change, rapid and proceeding at an ever quickening rate. Emily Greene Balch Technology gives us the facilities that lessen the barriers of time and distance - the telegraph and cable, the telephone, radio, and the rest. Emily Greene Balch 12
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Emily Greene Balch Born: January 08, 1867


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Died: January 09, 1961 (age 94) Nationality: American Occupation: Educator Bio: Emily Greene Balch was an American academic, writer, and pacifist who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1946, notably for her work with the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. American Educator Born in 1867 Born in January 08

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