John Beverley Robinson

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(1791 - 1863)

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About John Beverley Robinson

John Beverley Robinson (February 21, 1821 – June 19, 1896) was a Canadian politician, lawyer and businessman. He was mayor of Toronto and a provincial and federal member of parliament. He was the fifth Lieutenant Governor of Ontario between the years 1880–1887.

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This person has authored 2 documents, with 25,030 words or 153,444 characters.

Anarchism : Anarchist and Anti-Authoritarianism -- 1916 ~ (23,292 Words / 143,603 Characters)
This book is intended to be a brief and clear statement of the system of social organization first enunciated by the illustrious Proudhon a century ago. His works, although of unparalleled brilliance, are so voluminous that it is often difficult to extract his meaning from the mass of controversy that envelopes the fundamental thoughts. If any are persuaded by these pages of the efficacy of liberty to accomplish social order, justice and prosperity, it will sufficiently gratify The Author. SOCIETY WHAT is Society? Everybody nowadays is talking or writing about Society — society in the abstract — general human society. Social service, the social uplift — all the phrases, half discredited in advance by the fluency with which they drop from our lips — what do these really mean? Wise professors of sociology treat of “the hou... (From : TheAnarchistLibrary.org.)

Anarchism : Anarchist and Anti-Authoritarianism -- 1924 ~ (1,738 Words / 9,841 Characters)
There is no word more generally misinterpreted than the word egoism, in its modern sense. In the first place, it is supposed to mean devotion to self interest, without regard to the interest of others. It is thus opposed to altruism — devotion to others and sacrifice of self. This interpretation is due to the use of the word thus antithetically by Herbert Spencer. Again, it is identified with hedonism or eudaimonism, or epicureanism, philosophies that teach that the attainment of pleasure or happiness or advantage, whichever you may choose to phrase it, is the rule of life. Modern egoism, as propounded by Stirner and Nietzsche, and expounded by Ibsen, Shaw and others, is all these; but it is more. It is the realization by the individual that they are an individual; that, as far as they are concerned, they are the only individual. For each one of us stands alone in the midst of a universe. We are surrounded by sights and sounds which... (From : TheAnarchistLibrary.org.)

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July 26, 1791 :
Birth Day.

January 31, 1863 :
Death Day.

April 16, 2020 ; 6:51:46 PM (America/Los_Angeles) :
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