"The World As I Want It"

Title"The World As I Want It"
Year for Search1934
AuthorsThomas, Norman [Mattoon](1884-1968)
Secondary TitleThe Forum and Century (New York)
Volume / Edition92.4
Pagination235
Date PublishedOctober 1934
Publisher235
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Personal essay. Socialist. “I want a fellowship of free men who have learned the secret of the shared abundance which the modern machine makes possible. I want a world rid for once and for all of poverty, economic insecurity, and the menace of war. Such a world would release unbelievable energies for the discovery of truth and the creation of beauty.” 

Info Notes

Part of a series published under the same title. Other in the series are 1934 Beard, Kellogg, and Sinclair, and 1935 Borglum, Rhondda, and Wilson.

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Author Note

(1884-1968)

Full Text

1934 Thomas, Norman [Mattoon] (1884-1968). “The World As I Want It.” The Forum and Century (New York) 92.4 (October 1934): 235. L

Personal essay. Socialist. “I want a fellowship of free men who have learned the secret of the shared abundance which the modern machine makes possible. I want a world rid for once and for all of poverty, economic insecurity, and the menace of war. Such a world would release unbelievable energies for the discovery of truth and the creation of beauty.” Part of a series published under the same title. Other in the series are 1934 Beard, Kellogg, and Sinclair, and 1935 Borglum, Rhondda, and Wilson.