Muggeridge is an obvious reactionary, but one with the personal and historical credentials to pull it off with the utmost class and credibility. He describes his birth in to a family of committed British socialists.
The roots of sociological imagination How does one aquire a sociological imagination? By sociological imagination it is meant that one is able to conjure a picture of a byegone era or a separate people, based on some reading or some other understanding.
One of the assignments was to write on Defoe's England. Daniel Defoe wrote among others his most important novel Robinson Crusoe from which the character and his friend Friday gave the picturesque and immortal 'man friday' expression to the English language.
Obviously it was the age of exploration on the high seas. Years later in when in Bihar I told my mother on the hopelessness of certain groups of people there that back home in Kerala even the most downtrodden had some hope for their next generations whereas the same was hard to come by among those I found there.
Mother exclaimed at my thinking process and only then I realised that not all think the same way about the people around. I also realised that I was endowed with this thing called sociological imagination. Earlier I also had read a compendium by Amitai Etzioni in the Rajagiri Kalamassery library on sociological imagination.
I attribute the development of such from the English litetrature days as also the social science background of Rajagiri.
Here is the assignment in full reproduced from the manuscript that I had preserved. Defoe's England The age of Daniel Defoe the great journalist, pamphleteer, poet and novelist is from to He was one of the greatest of English writers in whose works are clear, the social conditions of the early eighteenth century.
Literally the age is often referred to as the Augustan age noted for refinement and classicism of the English literature. This topic is a deeper study of the English society as depicted by the writers of England, especially Defoe. The period is noted for its sense of man as a social being divinely intended to collaborate in a great task.
The task special to the age was to live in widespread harmony, abjuring the hazards of war and fanaticism of the seventeenth century.
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By instinct and intention men strove for a perfect society pondering over the principles of a civilized community and hoped to extend the doctrines of sympathy on both a Christian and rational basis. The tide of social sympathy yet did not bind the whole society in fraternity.
There was much hardship and suffering and the clash of conflict in the early 18th century was less violent than the seventeenth century since the scheme of things was unrebelliously tolerated. Yet the age did something to put its thoughts to practice.
The British combination of moral persuasion and practical energy turned towards a sensible society. The belief was that Ggod had appointed the structure of society and that though the rich should ease the burden of the poor, poverty like pain and death was part of the mystery of creation.
It was not hypocrisy. The social conscience of the age was superficial, the debtors were brutally imprisoned, the mobs rioted when crops failed. Poets journalists and novelists drew grim pictures of suffering. Yet with all the evils of the age it strove to become less brutal and gave to many the sense of strong humanity bearing good fruit in art, letters, philosophy and social life.
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The syllabus included books, essays, plays poetry and an abridged version of David Copperfield. Plus a little grammar We were to write essay and annotations for tests. Neither had we any oral tests. English is the world's leading international language.
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