chapter  61
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THE LOCALIZATION OF INDUSTRY

The scope of the activities of the average worker is the personal exponent of the degree of energy attained by the social community of acquisition. The greater this energy, the narrower is his field. If it were possible to imagine that the infinite field of the world 's activity were served by as homogeneously organized a group of all workers as is a close net-work of railroads by its employees, and that this group were aided by the uniformly organized apparatus of the world's capital, then the average breadth of the field might possibly be as narrow, compared with that of today, as the latter is in comparison with that of the Middle Ages.