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The Slavery of Our Times

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(4,737 Sterne; 95 Bewertungen)

This little book shows, in a short, clear, and systematic manner, how the principle of Non-Resistance, about which Tolstoy has written so much, is related to economic and political life. (Summary by Aylmer Maude, Translator) (2 hr 46 min)

Chapters

Translator Introduction

20:18

Read by Luke Meier

Aylmer Maude's Translation of Tolstoy's Preface

7:47

Read by mheathvanhorn

Chapter One: Goods-Porters who Work Thirty-Seven Hours

9:05

Read by mheathvanhorn

Chapter Two: Society's Indifference While Men Perish

6:38

Read by Andrew David King

Chapter Three: Justification of the Existing Position by Science

6:26

Read by Ransom

Chapter Four: The Assertion of Economic Science that Rural Labourers Must Enter…

11:30

Read by mheathvanhorn

Chapter Five: Why Learned Economists Assert What is False

5:21

Read by mheathvanhorn

Chapter Six: Bankruptcy of the Socialist Ideal

8:52

Read by AJ Muszynski

Chapter Seven: Culture or Freedom?

7:17

Read by mheathvanhorn

Chapter Eight: Slavery Exists Among Us

9:11

Read by Guero

Chapter Nine: What is Slavery?

4:32

Read by Michaela O'Connor

Chapter Ten: Laws Concerning Taxes, Land and Property

10:15

Read by AJ Muszynski

Chapter Eleven: Laws the Cause of Slavery

6:37

Read by Jon Saunders

Chapter Twelve: The Essence of Legislation is Organised Violence

5:50

Read by AJ Muszynski

Chapter Thirteen: What are Governments? Is it Possible to Exist Without Governm…

14:14

Read by mheathvanhorn

Chapter Fourteen: How Can Governments be Abolished?

13:51

Read by mheathvanhorn

Chapter Fifteen: What Should Each Man Do?

14:17

Read by mheathvanhorn

An Afterword

4:37

Read by mheathvanhorn

Bewertungen

good but might be misunderstood

(4 Sterne)

its meant as an ideological and personal excercise in seeing how you support unjust institutions you oppose.

after reading this, you should not be the same as you were befor

(5 Sterne)

Very enlightening

(5 Sterne)

Utopian but most will continue to be slaves of commercialism

(5 Sterne)

slavery is everywhere around us! now I see it more clearly!

Thanks for the readings

(5 Sterne)

Very good book and pleasant readings.

perfect reading

(5 Sterne)

An outstanding reading and spectacular commentary on socialism.

(5 Sterne)

Thought provoking dissertation pn subjects of non-violence and government.

Thank You

(5 Sterne)

Thank you for this recording!