Monday, April 14, 2008

Josiah Warren, the Peaceful Revolutionist

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted
1874 Death of Josiah Warren (b. date unknown, 1798), American reformer, inventor, musician, printer, typographer, author (True Civilization; Equitable Commerce; Manifesto, written at Robert Owen's community, New Harmony).

He was a co-founder, with Stephen Pearl Andrews (1812 - '86), of Modern Times community. Warren is sometimes called "the first individualist anarchist in America".

From January 1833, Warren published The Peaceful Revolutionist, arguably the first anarchist paper in the world. Philosopher John Stuart Mill, an admirer of Warren, in his Autobiography adopted Warren's phrase, 'sovereignty of the individual' ...

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