If I were in the minority of one in this convention, I would want to cast my vote so that the men of labor shall not willingly enslave themselves to Government authority in their industrial effort for freedom. Americans liked being told that great days were ahead and that government intervention was not needed. There is thus at once an insidious destruction of self government. Progress of the past seven years is the proof of it. American individualism was universalist and idealist but acquired a harsher edge as it became infused with elements of i.
That bargaining does not rest upon economic need or economic strength but on political potency. This campaign now draws near to a close. For all your talk of rugged individualism, in my experience, this is a nation of sheep, present company excepted, of course. One such question focuses on how facts about the behaviour of groups, about social processes, and about large-scale historical events are to be explained. Every time the Federal Government goes into business 530 Senators and Congressmen become the Board of Directors of that business.
Hoover spoke to the public about his dogged claims of individual freedom helping the nation in the form of 'voluntary organization and community service. Before I enter upon that discussion of principles I wish to lay before you the proof of progress under Republican rule. This city is the commercial center of the United States. Our hours of labor are lessened; our leisure has increased. The second form that this cooperation can take is in the cure of abuses and the establishment of a higher code of ethics and a more strict standard in its conduct of business. Vous parlez toujours d' individualisme, de mon point de vue, c'est une nation de moutons, toi excepté, bien-sûr. The idea of Rugged Individualism came into force when the United States was administering Great Depression.
It would be multiplied a thousand-fold were the Federal and state governments in these businesses. Our history of 150 years in the greatest epic of human progress. Every time a state government goes into business 100 or 200 state senators and assemblymen become directors of that business. Springing from our prosperity with its greater freedom, its vast endowment of scientific research and the greater resources with which to care for public health, we have according to our insurance actuaries during this short period since the war lengthened the span of life by nearly eight years. They tend to be critical of since they believe that unions elevate group over individual interests, and place restrictions on both their members' and managers' freedom to behave as they wish. Furthermore, equality of opportunity in my vision requires an equal opportunity to the people in every section of our country.
Even fifteen years ago that would have been a big business all by itself. Vous êtes le dernier apôtre de l'individualisme farouche. I do not need to recite more figures and more evidence. The Key Points of Hoover's Speech We'll examine some of the essential quotes from Hoover's speech and how they reflect the rugged individualism principles of individual freedom, eliminating poverty, individual happiness, and individual success. Rates have been reduced by 15 per cent and net earnings increased from less than 1 per cent on their valuation to about 5 per cent. Individualism is expressed in real-life conduct, in moral behavior, as well as in abstract conceptions of various kinds—ethical, philosophical, ideological, and political.
Our people have more to eat, better things to wear, and better homes. Following the upheaval of the , individualisme was used pejoratively in to signify the sources of social dissolution and and the elevation of individual interests above those of the. But even more important than this — leadership in business must be through the sheer rise of ability and character. The acceptance of these ideas would have meant the destruction of self-government through centralization of government. Your city has been an outstanding beneficiary of this great progress.
That rise can take place only in the free atmosphere of competition. The principles to which it adheres are rooted deeply in the foundations of our national life and the solutions which it proposed are based on experience with government and a consciousness that it may have the responsibility for placing those solutions into action. Competing valuations of individual and social interests remain. Some theorists, known as atomists, argue that no such goods are intrinsically common or communal, maintaining instead that there are only individual goods that to individuals. I have already stated that where the government is engaged in public works for purposes of flood control, of navigation, of irrigation, of scientific research or national defense that, or in pioneering a new art, it will at times necessarily produce power or commodities as a by-product.
Religious individualism, the doctrine that Man stands next to God and requires no intermediaries, is characteristic of. And the hardship of the pioneer experience did forge a new society by requiring the people to drop some of the cultural makeup, to undergo a trait reduction and simplification. Be there a slackening of industry in any part of the country it affects New York far more than the rest of the country. That task involved the restoration of confidence in the future and the liberation and stimulation of the constructive energies of our people. In my acceptance speech I endeavored to outline the spirit and ideals with which I would propose to carry that platform into administration.
Marxism has explained the nature and historical role of individualism and shown the way for overcoming it. They represent every phase of our national life both on the economic and the welfare side. It would destroy political equality. A closely related view, sometimes called ontological individualism, is the thesis that social or historical groups, processes, and events are nothing more than complexes of individuals and individual actions. It differs fundamentally from all others in the world.