Monthly Archives: May 2011

H. G. Wells – Fabian Utopia

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 by Chris Pilie ”A Modern Utopia & the Fabian Society” Radical: H. G. Wells 1866 – 1946 Radical: George Bernard Shaw 1856 – 1950 Link 1 Link 2 Radical Group: Fabian Society Utopia is a word … Continue reading

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Club of Rome Programme on “A New Path for World Development”

Club of Rome Programme on “A New Path for World Development” It is clear that the present path of world development is not sustainable in the longer term, even if we recognise the enormous potentials of the market and of … Continue reading

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Edward Irving (Thomas Carlyle’ mentor)

Edward Irving (August 4, 1792 – December 7, 1834) was a Scottish clergyman, generally regarded as the main figure behind the foundation of the Catholic Apostolic Church. Youth Edward Irving was born at Annan, Annandale. On his father’s side, who … Continue reading

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Thomas Carlyle (John Ruskin’ Mentor)

Carlyle’s dangerous optmism G.K. Chesterton Thomas Carlyle (4 December 1795 – 5 February 1881) was a Scottish satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher during the Victorian era.[1] He called economics “the dismal science“, wrote articles for the Edinburgh Encyclopedia, and … Continue reading

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John Ruskin (1819-1900) (mentored Cecil Rhodes)

John Ruskin (1819-1900) John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was an English art critic and social thinker, also remembered as a poet and artist. His essays on art and architecture were extremely influential in the Victorian and … Continue reading

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