chapter  2
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Fernand Pelloutier: Irrational State Against Rational Man

Churchauthoritiesleftlittletochoosefrominsofarasrevolutionary

masssentimentswereconcerned.NeitherPeguy'sChristiansocial-

ismnorJaures'Statesocialismseemedanappropriatelyradicalre-

sponsetotheworldofindustrialcapitalism.1Somethingincorporat-

ingtheelementsofeach,themystiqueofreligionandtheorganiza-

tionalforceofgovernment,wasneededtogalvanizetheproducers

intoaction.Theanswerwastobefoundinthesyndicats.