Looking Backward: 2000-1887 - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

The discussion between Dr. Leete and Julian continues, now delving into the topic of how each person is able to serve the country for the common good. Education is intellectual, and manual training is given in multiple fields. Students have experiences in workshops and farms and take frequent trips to different industry functions. Students are exposed to many different occupations and have the chance to choose what they have an interest and an aptitude in. Julian asks how there can always be the right number of people for a particular trade. The government, Dr. Leete explains, is in charge of making sure that the supply of volunteers always equals the demand. If there's a great influx to one trade, then it's because that trade is deemed more attractive than others. If an occupation doesn't have enough volunteers, than it's because it's not as...

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