An anti-authoritarian peace monger pursuing happiness and a little agitation along the way.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
It has ever been the tendency of power to add to itself, to enlarge its sphere, to encroach beyond the limits set for it; and where the habit of resisting such encroachment is not fostered, and the individual is not taught to be jealous of his rights, individuality gradually disappears and the government or State becomes the all-in-all.
The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.
Anarchism is like the North Pole. Just as ‘East’ and ‘West’ start to lose meaning the closer you get to the North Pole, so do ‘Capitalism’ and ‘Socialism’ converge as you approach the stateless free market.
[I]n America it is the so-called capitalist who is to blame for the fulfillment of Marx‘s prophecies. Beguiled by the state‘s siren song of special privilege, the capitalists have abandoned capitalism.
The time will come when there will be only these two great parties, the Anarchists representing the laissez faire doctrine and the Socialists representing the extreme view on the other side, and when that time comes I am an Anarchist.
In the ideal socialist state, power will not attract power freaks. People who make decisions will show no slightest bias toward their own interests. There will be no way for a clever man to bend the institutions to serve his own ends. And the rivers will run uphill.