Political Realism In International Relations

Liberalism

The objective—the preservation of society—justifies the motion of the organs of the state, however the evils inflicted aren’t felt as any much less evil by those that suffer under them. We see that as quickly as we give up the precept that the state should not interfere in any questions pertaining to the person’s mode of life, we finish by regulating and restricting the latter all the way down to the smallest detail.

Yet if we assume that over and above the individual groups there exists a central energy that’s entitled to hold out such transfers, we’re no longer coping with syndicalism, but with socialism. In reality, syndicalism as a social best is so absurd that solely muddleheads who haven’t sufficiently thought the issue through have ventured to advocate it on principle. The earlier opponents of the system of personal ownership of the means of production didn’t attack the establishment … Read More