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Essay | Changes in Great Britain: Mill v. Carlyle

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Changes in Great Britain: Mill v. Carlyle

Summary: This is an analysis of the varying views of Thomas Carlyle and John Stuart Mill regarding the Britain’s social and industrial changes in the 19th century. Carlyle feared the destruction of society, while Mill was more optimistic.
Britain in the nineteenth century was experiencing a growth, a movement, and a change. Along with change came prosperity, wealth, and support. However, along with the good came the negative. The negative was the people who were traditional. They did not want change because they liked their world the way it was. One of these people was Thomas Carlyle. He was tremendously pessimistic towards the change of the nineteenth century and he wrote an essay titled The "Mechanical Age" explaining why. His former friend, a supporter of change, John Stuart Mill also wrote a paper. Mill's paper was aptly called The Spirit of the Age, as he was exceptionally welcome to the idea of a revolution. These once former friends have incredibly different and strong points of view; they give their opinions of what the world should be like.

In the nineteenth century...

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