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The point I am making is that in the more primitive forms of society the individual is merely a unit; in more developed forms of society he is an independent personality. Herbert Read#Society 70
Herbert Read#Society 70
Progress is measured by the degree of differentiation within a society. Herbert Read#Society 69
Herbert Read#Society 69
It does not seem that the contradiction which exists between the aristocratic function of art and the democratic structure of modern society can ever be resolved. Herbert Read#Society 68
Herbert Read#Society 68
These groups within a society can he distinguished according as to whether, like an army or an orchestra, they function as a single body; or whether they are united merely to defend their common interests and otherwise function as separate individuals. Herbert Read#Society 67
Herbert Read#Society 67
We may be sure that out of the ruins of our capitalist civilization a new religion will emerge, just as Christianity emerged from the ruins of the Roman civilization. Herbert Read#Religion 67
Herbert Read#Religion 67
The slave may be happy, but happiness is not enough. Herbert Read#Happy 62
Herbert Read#Happy 62
The farther a society progresses, the more clearly the individual becomes the antithesis of the group. Herbert Read#Society 56
Herbert Read#Society 56
The assumption is that the right kind of society is an organic being not merely analogous to an organic being, but actually a living structure with appetites and digestions, instincts and passions, intelligence and reason. Herbert Read#Intelligence 56
Herbert Read#Intelligence 56
The only sin is ugliness, and if we believed this with all our being, all other activities of the human spirit could be left to take care of themselves. Herbert Read#Activities 55
Herbert Read#Activities 55
My own early experiences in war led me to suspect the value of discipline, even in that sphere where it is so often regarded as the first essential for success. Herbert Read#Success 54
Herbert Read#Success 54
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