The Worldly Philosophers - The Economic Revolution Summary & Analysis

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The Economic Revolution Summary and Analysis

Survival has always been a problems confronted by man, from his earliest days onward. Man has had to survive not only as an individual but also as a member of a social group. Man's existence is proof that he has solved this problem but the fact that many live in misery is proof that they don't have a perfect solution. The problem is that man has to rely on man. Man must work in groups and cooperate with others in order to achieve certain accomplishments. The fact that man is self-centered makes this difficult. In early societies this difficulty was overcome by the threat of starvation. The members of the group had to cooperate in order to survive. This environment pressure does not exist in an advanced community. There is no social obligation to work together for...

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