A dark and terrible side of this sense of community of interests is the fear of a horrible common destiny which in these days of atomic weapons darkens men’s minds all around the globe.
A third ideal that has made its way in the modern world is reliance on reason, especially reason disciplined and enriched by modern science. An eternal basis of human intercommunication is reason.
Only do what your heart tells you.- Princess Diana
Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to ex...- William Ellery Channing
The best thing in every noble dream is the dreamer...- Moncure D. Conway
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.- Peace Pilgrim
There is nothing the matter with Americans except their ideals. The real American is all r...- G. K. Chesterton
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|Birth:||8th January, 1867|
|Death:||9th January, 1961|
|Profession:||Economist, Pacifist, Professor, Sociologist, Writer|
Emily Greene Balch was born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She was an American economist, sociologist, writer, professor, and pacifist. She combined an academic career at Wellesley College with a long-standing interest in social issues such as poverty, child labor and immigration, as well as settlement work to uplift poor immigrants and reduce juvenile delinquency. She moved into the peace movement at the start of the World War I in 1914, and began collaborating with Jane Addams of Chicago. She became a central leader of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom based in Switzerland, for which she won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1946. She graduated Bryn Mawr College in 1889. She did graduate work in Paris and published her research as Public Assistance of the Poor in France. She then studied at Harvard, University Chicago, and the University of Berlin. She published a major sociological study of Our Slavic Fellow Citizens in 1910.
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