Tag Archives: Utopianism

The importance of utopia and how to get there

Originally posted on Everyday Activism Stories:
The greatest achievement of those who champion capitalism, according to activist and author David Graeber, has been the destruction of vision. By vision, I mean not the ability to look into our own futures…

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The Climate Crisis and the Need for Utopian Thinking

Originally posted on Erstwhile: A History Blog:
Contributing editor Graeme Pente highlights the prescience of nineteenth-century utopian thinker J.A. Etzler and what that might offer us in the face of climate catastrophe. Flooding in New Orleans from Hurricane Katrina. Credit…

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Utopism has not ended

I do know some people like to say I am a dreamer of impossible dreams, sharing an impossible hope. I might be an utopist, or even hoping to belong to thinkers in line with idealistic social reformers, believing in a … Continue reading

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Intellectual servility a curse of mankind

“The earth has enough for everyone’s need, but not for everyone’s greed.” Is it true that the State is an institution which was developed for the very purpose of establishing monopolies in favour of the slave and serf owners, the … Continue reading

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