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Herbert Read has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Attitude Equality Experience Freedom Happiness Intelligence Nature Positive Power Religion Society Success War

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  • The characteristic political attitude of today is not one of positive belief, but of despair.
  • To realize that new world we must prefer the values of freedom and equality above all other values - above personal wealth, technical power and nationalism.
  • Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience - by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence.
  • The slave may be happy, but happiness is not enough.
  • The assumption is that the right kind of society is an organic being not merely analogous to an organic being, but actually a living structure with appetites and digestions, instincts and passions, intelligence and reason.
  • I am not going to claim that modern anarchism has any direct relation to Roman jurisprudence but I do claim that it has its basis in the laws of nature rather than in the state of nature.
  • The worth of a civilization or a culture is not valued in the terms of its material wealth or military power, but by the quality and achievements of its representative individuals - its philosophers, its poets and its artists.
  • It is already clear, after twenty years of socialism in Russia, that if you do not provide your society with a new religion, it will gradually revert to the old one.
  • We may be sure that out of the ruins of our capitalist civilization a new religion will emerge, just as Christianity emerged from the ruins of the Roman civilization.
  • I call religion a natural authority, but it has usually been conceived as a supernatural authority.
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