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Solidarity

In Catholic social justice theory, the idea that all persons have a right and obligation to work with each other in order to achieve the common good. That is, solidarity states that humans are not atomistic and therefore economies should not be structured in such as a way that prioritizes profits or anything else over human good. This concept has been used to criticize unregulated capitalism and the free market more generally. See also: Subsidiarity.
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For instance, one solid is said to be equal or unequal to another; number, too, and time can have these terms applied to them, indeed can all those kinds of quantity that have been mentioned.
Instances of discrete quantities are number and speech; of continuous, lines, surfaces, solids, and, besides these, time and place.
As we advanced we found a well-proportioned tunnel cut from the solid cliff.
We suffered nearly two hours of this intense and bitter cold, until at about two hundred and forty-five miles from the surface of the earth we entered a stratum of solid ice, when the mercury quickly rose to 32 degrees.
While the little maid from Oz gazed wonderingly upon this scene the Nome King uttered a shrill whistle, and at once all the silver and gold doors flew open and solid ranks of Nome soldiers marched out from every one.
Upon his brow each wore a brilliant electric light, and they bore sharp spears and swords and battle-axes of solid bronze.
It was a monstrous big river here, with the tallest and the thickest kind of timber on both banks; just a solid wall, as well as I could see by the stars.
And every road is fenced in by tall, solid lava walls, which will last a thousand years in this land where frost is unknown.
In one room were seven pillars of solid gold, and in another the floor itself was of the precious metal.
Further, he of whom we are in search should have a good memory, and be an unwearied solid man who is a lover of labour in any line; or he will never be able to endure the great amount of bodily exercise and to go through all the intellectual discipline and study which we require of him.
After plane geometry, I said, we proceeded at once to solids in revolution, instead of taking solids in themselves; whereas after the second dimension the third, which is concerned with cubes and dimensions of depth, ought to have followed.
3 : neither liquid nor gaseous <The water turned to solid ice.