Colin Ward Quotes

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  • The fact there is no route-map to utopia does not mean that there are no routes to more accessible destinations.

    Mean   Doe   Maps  
  • American strategists have calculated the proportion of civilians killed in this century's major wars. In the First World War, 5 percent of those killed were civilians, in the Second World War 48 percent, while in a Third World War 90-95 percent would be civilians.

    War   America   Would Be  
  • Every state protects the privileges of the powerful.

    Colin Ward (2004). “Anarchism: A Very Short Introduction”, p.2, Oxford University Press
  • The terrifying breakdown of social cohesion in the American city, in spite of intense institutionalized police surveillance equipped with every sophisticated aid to public control, illustrates that social behaviour depends upon mutual responsibility rather than upon the policeman.

  • Anarchy is a function, not of a society's simplicity and lack of social organization, but of it's complexity and multiplicity of social organizations.

  • The important question is, therefore, not whether anarchy is possible or not, but whether we can so enlarge the scope and influence of libertarian methods that they become the normal way in which human beings organise their society.

    Colin Ward (2017). “Anarchy in Action”, p.158, PM Press
  • Those who have prophesied dreadful consequences as a result of the greater sexual freedom which the young assert - unwanted babies, venereal disease and so on - are usually the very same people who seek the fulfillment of their prophecies by opposing the free availability to the young of contraception and the removal of the stigma and mystification that surround venereal disease.

    Baby   Sex   Availability  
    Colin Ward (2017). “Anarchy in Action”, p.88, PM Press
  • The anarchist conclusion is that every kind of human activity should begin from what from what is local and immediate, should link in a network with no centre and no directing agency, hiving off new cells as the original grows.

    Agency   Cells   Links  
    Colin Ward (2017). “Anarchy in Action”, p.69, PM Press
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