All religions have based morality on obedience, that is to say, on voluntary slavery. That is why they have always been more pernicious than any political organization. For the latter makes use of violence, the former - of the corruption of the will. -Alexander Herzen

 

All religions have based morality on obedience, that is to say, on voluntary slavery. That is why they have always been more pernicious than any political organization. For the latter makes use of violence, the former - of the corruption of the will.


Comments

There are not yet any comments on this quote. Why not register / login and be the first?




This quote is just one of 8 total Alexander Herzen quotes in our collection. Alexander Herzen is known for saying 'All religions have based morality on obedience, that is to say, on voluntary slavery. That is why they have always been more pernicious than any political organization. For the latter makes use of violence, the former - of the corruption of the will.' as well as some of the following quotes.