The Message of Gandhi by Edgar Snow

Like Marx, Gandhi hated the state and wished to eliminate it, and he told me he considered himself “a philosophical anarchist.”

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Gandhi & Anarchy: George H. Smith, Raghavan Iyer, B. R. Nanda

M. K. Gandhi’s biographer B.R. Nanda reports that Gandhi would have agreed with the nineteenth-century doctrine ‘that government is best which governs least. … [T]his Jeffersonian maxim was central to Gandhi’s thinking. “A society organized and run on the basis of complete nonviolence,” he stated repeatedly, “would be the purest anarchy. … That State is … Continue reading