I am an anarchist because I think with despair of all the poor kids who, every year, enter the great stupefying machine, who will never know the intoxication of a free and fraternal life, who will always tremble with the fear of ghosts. […]
Ah! that word anarchy appeared to me for a long time, in the days of my youth, as a sort of myth.
The change that has occurred in my mindset has not changed my opinion on the grandeur of the word and the beauty of the thing. My aim is still and always to work, to struggle, to hasten the coming of the anarchist life—a life without authority, without obligation, without brutality; a gentle, tolerant, normal, natural life, where people will learn to understand one another. […]
Claude Journet, “L’Anarchie et les Anarchistes,” L’idée anarchiste No. 12 (September 12, 1924): 5. [Working translation by Shawn P. Wilbur]
[ezcol_1half] POURQUOI NOUS SOMMES ANARCHISTES Camarade, tu as un cerveau, un cœur, des poumons, des yeux, des membres; ces organes sont nécessaires à ton existence ; il y a donc pour toi nécessité de t’en […]
THE UNRIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOVERNMENT, AS VIEWED BY A PHILOSOPHICAL ANARCHIST. BY CHARLES CLARK RODOLF, M. D. Whoever applies to himself the term anarchist should add a definition, if he does not wish to be misjudged, […]
WITHOUT GOVERNMENT By Max Baginski THE gist of the anarchistic idea is this, that there are qualities present in man, which permit the possibilities of social life, organization, and co-operative work without the application of […]
The Anarchist contention is that, though many of the evils existing in human society are grave and deplorable, those of them that result from the idea “ government “ and from the institution called by […]