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  • This - to try to bring unity and harmony into the scattered thoughts of our general culture, to trace them to their primary assumptions and follow them into their ultimate consequences, to connect them all together, to remodel, curtail or amplify them, so as to remove their apparent contradictions, and to combine them in the unity of an harmonious view of things, and especially to investigate those conceptions which form the initial assumptions of the several sciences, and to fix the limits of their applicability.
  • Berlin then goes on to consider why Mill thinks men want to curtail the liberties of others.
  • The only problem now is that the Government has managed to curtail the freedoms of the rest of us for no apparent reason.
  • Our planning policies would curtail the spread of out-of-town malls.
  • This when, because of high unemployment, the need is not to curtail spending on social projects but to expand it.

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