Raymond Williams Quote

It wasn't idealism that made me, from the beginning, want a more secure and rational society. It was an intellectual judgement, to which I still hold. When I was young its name was socialism. We can be deflected by names. But the need was absolute, and is still absolute.


Loyalties (1985)

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It wasn't idealism that made me, from the beginning, want a more secure and rational society. It was an intellectual judgement, to which I still...

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It wasn't idealism that made me, from the beginning, want a more secure and rational society. It was an intellectual judgement, to which I still...

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It wasn't idealism that made me, from the beginning, want a more secure and rational society. It was an intellectual judgement, to which I still...

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It wasn't idealism that made me, from the beginning, want a more secure and rational society. It was an intellectual judgement, to which I still...