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  • In short, socialism is an improved food-getting efficiency.

    THE HUMAN DRIFT

  • And high as the food-getting efficiency may soar, population is bound to soar after it.

    THE HUMAN DRIFT

  • Undreamed-of efficiencies in food-getting may be achieved, but, soon or late, man will find himself face to face with Malthus 'grim law.

    THE HUMAN DRIFT

  • Nor will the fecund millions in the slums and labour-ghettos, who to-day die of all the ills due to chronic underfeeding and overcrowding, and who die with their fecundity largely unrealised, die in that future day when the increased food-getting efficiency of socialism will give them all they want to eat.

    THE HUMAN DRIFT

  • And in the matter of food-getting, as in everything else, man is only finite.

    THE HUMAN DRIFT

  • Then, sixty years ago, came Commodore Perry, knocking down her doors and letting in the knowledge and machinery of the superior food-getting efficiency of the Western world.

    THE HUMAN DRIFT

  • Wonderful artifices have been made, and marvellous inventions, all tending to increase tremendously man's natural efficiency of I in every food-getting, shelter-getting exertion, in farming, mining, manufacturing, transportation, and communication.

    Revolution

  • Has the caveman's natural efficiency of I for food-getting and shelter-getting diminished in modern man to one-half or one-quarter?

    Revolution

  • Nor since the day of the caveman has man's efficiency for food-getting and shelter-getting diminished.

    Revolution

  • It is undeniable that population will increase prodigiously-just as it has increased prodigiously during the last few centuries, following upon the increase in food-getting efficiency.

    THE HUMAN DRIFT

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