Moving the Mountain
"ONE of the most distinctive features of the human mind is to forecast better things. "We look before and after And pine for what is not." This natural tendency to hope, desire, foresee and then, if possible, obtain, has been largely diverted from human usefulness since our goal was placed after death, in Heaven. With all our hope in "Another World," we have largely lost hope of this one. Some minds, still keen in the perception of better human possibilities, have tried to write out their vision and give it to the world. From Plato's ideal Republic to Wells' Day of the Comet we have had many Utopias set before us, best known of which are that of Sir Thomas More and the great modern instance, "Looking Backward."..."
- Publication Date
- Jul 23, 2016
- All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
- By (author): Charlotte Perkins Gilman