2. Proposing a 10-hour working day is a gross interference with the right of the working man to work as long as he likes.
2. The reformer must not count on receiving any help from the victims of injustice. Victims of great abused have a way of being apathetic, defeatist, terrorized or demoralized. They may even clamour to retain their chains. When the reformer has risen above all the other manifold obstacles, when he has moved inertia, exposed self-interest, pricked apathy, dispelled ignorance, stimulated imagination, refused to be blinded with technicalities, shaken off undesirable supporters (ready to add their own enemies to his), and even moved those who are prejudiced against him because of his political colour, he must recognize that he is less than halfway to success. The government may prefer to pass some popular measure of its own benefiting the virtuous rather than make way for a minor measure benefiting criminals or the dispossessed.