The Traditional Denial Of Government

“The Traditional Denial of Government: Emergence of the Idea Which Succeeds It”

from “General Idea of the Revolution in the Nineteenth Century”

1851

by PJ Proudhon

“The prejudice in favor of government having sunk into our deepest consciousness, stamping even reason in its mold, every other conception has been for a long time rendered impossible, and the boldest thinkers could but say that Government was no doubt a scourge, a chastisement for humanity; but that it was a necessary evil!”

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~ by rechelon on June 5, 2008.

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