Den vänstern skulle behöva lyfta blicken och inse att inte bara "högern" kämpar mot förtryck, inte bara "högern" vill låta små människor bestämma över sina egna liv, inte bara "högern" med Friedrich von Hayek i spetsen gillar spontan ordning när den uppstår som följd av att folk fattar egna beslut om sina egna liv.
För en vecka sedan avled den brittiske frihetliga socialisten Colin Ward.
"I said that it is governments which make wars and prepare for wars, but obviously it is not governments alone - the power of a government, even the most absolute dictatorship, depends on the tacit assent of the governed. Why do people consent to be governed? It isn't only fear: what have millions of people to fear from a small group of politicians? It is because they subscribe to the same values as their governors. Rulers and ruled alike believe in the principle of authority, of hierarchy, of power. These are the characteristics of the political principle."
"The idea that a house should be completed in one go before you can get planning permission and a mortgage is ridiculous. Look at the houses in this village. Many of them have developed their character over centuries - a bit of medieval at the back, with Tudor and Georgian add-ons." (The Guardian)
"Utopia ...[is]... already here, apart from a few little, local difficulties like exploitation, war, dictatorship and starvation." (Anarchy in action)
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