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  • This is no longer an age of parochialism but of competition, in art and science just as much as in commerce—co-operation with your own group, but with those outside it, competition to the death! Plug up the holes thoroughly, later, but we can’t have somebody else stealing a march on us.

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as in: limited by a parochial view Define
narrowly restricted in outlook -- typically concerned only with local matters
as in: parochial school Define
relating to religious organization -- especially a parish (church and surrounding area)
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