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John Ruskin, 1819-1900

The communism of John Ruskin; or, "Unto this last"; two lectures from "The crown of wild olive"; and selections from "Fors clavigera." (1907)

Unto This Last (1907) by Ruskin, John, 1819-1900

The essay "Unto This Last" profoundly influenced the ideas of Gandhi and labour movements.

From The Introduction

Surely Ruski...

Collin Brooks

The Economics of Human Happiness (1933)

The Economics of Human Happiness (1933) by Collin Brooks

From the Foreword

There is nothing original in this book. It is, in the best meaning of the term, a commonplace book. If it fails to say for half-a-guinea what a multitude of men are saying in pub and club, tavern and train, for nothing, it will be because I have an impediment in my spee...

Barry Reid

100 Ways To Disappear And Live Free (1985)

100 Ways To Disappear And Live Free (1985) by Anonymous


To "live free" means to be able to control your own life and to avoid violence, or the threat of violence, by others. What you do and how you do it will almost always determine whether or not freedom will be yours. But YOU must take the responsibility for creating your own...