The Soul of Man Under Socialism — by Oscar Wilde (1891)

January 2, 2018 staff 0

1891 essay by Oscar Wilde — the brilliant author, poet, flamboyant hedonist, and most clever, unconventional raconteur — in which he expounds his insightful, prophetic vision for an anarchic, libertarian socialist society in which freedom, art, and individuality can thrive, and a damning critique of charity and private property.

In Praise of Idleness – by Bertrand Russell

December 9, 2016 staff 0

I want to say, in all seriousness, that a great deal of harm is being done in the modern world by belief in the virtuousness of work, and that the road to happiness and prosperity lies in an organized diminution of work.