Talcott Parsons Quote

It is a fact that social existence depends to a large extent on a moral consensus of its members and that the penalty of its too radical breakdown is social extinction. This fact is one which the type of liberal whose theoretical background is essentially utilitarian is all too apt to ignore.


The Structure of Social Action (1937)

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It is a fact that social existence depends to a large extent on a moral consensus of its members and that the penalty of its too radical breakdown is ...

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It is a fact that social existence depends to a large extent on a moral consensus of its members and that the penalty of its too radical breakdown is ...

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It is a fact that social existence depends to a large extent on a moral consensus of its members and that the penalty of its too radical breakdown is ...

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It is a fact that social existence depends to a large extent on a moral consensus of its members and that the penalty of its too radical breakdown is ...