Saturday, April 10, 2010

Collingwood on the State

'[Scientism, militarism, and commercialism] deny the very essence of the state, which is concrete freedom in the guise of justice or right, and [replace it] by one form or another expediency. They are alternative forms of that abstractness, that hatred of concrete historical fact, which is the fountain of all political corruption.' -- Speculum Mentis

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