All these results, as we shall more fully see in the next chapter, follow inevitably from the struggle for life.
We will now discuss in a little more detail the struggle for existence.
It was just this contact that was needed to centralise the numerous local struggles
, all of the same character, into one national struggle
It tells much the same story, the story of the struggle
between Good and Evil for the possession of man's soul.
We say that the class struggle
is a law of social development.
With her it was a deep religious conviction that the struggle
round her was of the powers of Good and Evil, and that Good was triumphing.
I was no more myself than a drowning man is who continues to struggle
after he has lost consciousness.
Dunster seemed, for a moment, to struggle
wrong--if she were once convinced of that, and need no longer beat and struggle
against this current, soft and yet strong as the summer stream!
But there is something fine in the sudden passing away of these hearts from the extremity of struggle
and stress and tremendous uproar - from the vast, unrestful rage of the surface to the profound peace of the depths, sleeping untroubled since the beginning of ages.
So you understand the roaring wave of fear that swept through the greatest city in the world just as Monday was dawning--the stream of flight rising swiftly to a torrent, lash- ing in a foaming tumult round the railway stations, banked up into a horrible struggle
about the shipping in the Thames, and hurrying by every available channel northward and east- ward.
Politics for Aristotle is not a struggle
between individuals or classes for power, nor a device for getting done such elementary tasks as the maintenance of order and security without too great encroachments on individual liberty.