Tag Archives: Alienation

The Alienation of Society

Yesterday I talked about the general need for societies to ‘maintain order’ in the sense of prohibiting violence from at least a large range of settings, and enforcing this prohibition, ultimately, with the threat of more effective violence. This could … Continue reading

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Alienation and Alienability

Marxists and such folk are always talking about ‘alienation’, and are usually against it. There’s also an idea you sometimes encounter that rights can be either ‘alienable’ or ‘inalienable’. But I’ve never come across the two themes being combined (though … Continue reading

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