The Soul of Man under Socialism by Oscar Wilde

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The Soul of Man under Socialism by Oscar Wilde

Wilde did not see kindness or altruism per se as a problem; what worried him was its misapplication in a way which leaves unaddressed the roots of the problem: "the altruistic virtues have really prevented the carrying out of this aim. Just as the worst slave-owners were those who were kind to their slaves, and so prevented the horror of the system being realised by those who suffered from it, and understood by those who contemplated it, so, in the present state of things in England, the people who do most harm are the people who try to do most good" while preserving the system.

The Soul of Man under Socialism by Oscar Wilde
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  • Category: Philosophy
  • Published: Jan 01, 1891
  • Publisher: Public Domain
  • Seller: Public Domain
  • Print Length: 60 Pages
  • Language: English

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