"They [anarchists and radical environmentalists] point out that the state and its philosophers, having retrospectively sold us a social contract we never saw nor signed, seem anyway to have reneged on their side of the bargain which was to protect our lives and liberties. The new institutionally guaranteed ‘freedoms’, to democracy, free speech, individual liberty, so dearly brought, constantly fail to live up to expectation. What does it mean to have political freedom when the parties on offer are ideologically identical clones? What kind of intellectual freedom is it that brands all those who dare to think differently dangerous extremists? What kind of individuality expects us all to conform within such narrow limits? What freedoms are even possible when the very air we breathe is poisoned and the food we eat contaminated with the so-called ‘by-products’ of progress? In such circumstances, it is surely not surprising that some might choose the dream of pre-contractual state of natural innocence to the increasingly nightmarish ‘reality’ of Locke’s post-contractual culture." - Mick Smith
― I love researching and writing 10 page papers on anarcho-primivitism and eco-villages. 

(Source: brain-feeder)

  1. jmmyjmp reblogged this from brain-feeder
  2. insomniacsheep reblogged this from zenarchism
  3. jackrabbitparole reblogged this from zenarchism
  4. zenarchism reblogged this from brain-feeder
  5. the-moon-is-on-drugs reblogged this from rollership
  6. evenlessoriginalurl reblogged this from rollership
  7. kevinisapunk reblogged this from rollership
  8. misanthrope66 reblogged this from rollership
  9. carbonsixty reblogged this from rollership
  10. my-mischief-never-managed reblogged this from lntrepid-traveler
  11. bad-acid-baby reblogged this from rollership
  12. fiireyphoeniix reblogged this from rollership
  13. edgar-allan-pooh reblogged this from rollership
  14. lntrepid-traveler reblogged this from rollership
  15. rollership reblogged this from brain-feeder
theme by modernise