chapter  5
Social scientist
Pages 18

We must leave the songs of the poet for happier days, for this is not the time to amuse oneself reading novels, poetry, stories or plays. Useful works, first of all; useful works. Indeed, it is imperative that the workers inform themselves about the causes of their sufferings and the means to remedy them…. To this end, they must make it a duty, even an obligation of conscience to read and reflect on the works of their defenders.1