To All English-Speaking Folk
Imperialism, Darwinism, National Efficiency, Religion, Biblical Authority
Proclaims that in maintaining an English-speaking empire, 'Our supreme duty is the winnowing out by a process of natural selection [...] all those who possess within their hearts the sacred fire of patriotic devotion to their country' (17). This Carlylean cadre of leaders and the populations they rule will be 'bound together by a common faith' disseminated throughout the English-speaking world by the new Review of Reviews, which will be 'read as men used to read their Bibles [...] to discover the will of God and their duty to man' (20).
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