Voltei-me para ele, sorrindo. Sou anarquista. Emprego a palavra no sentido vulgar. Toda a minha vida o mostra. Continuo sem perceber
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Recommends it for: Anarchists, Bankers, Children at heart, Dreamers, etc Recommended to Junta by: The Selected Prose of Fernando Pessoa Shelves: short-stories-novellas , translated , portuguese , pessoa The Anarchist Banker A short story I read in The Selected Prose of Fernando Pessoa , which the author referred to as "a dialectical satire"; the editor and translator, Richard Zenith writes: "the narrative of actual events could fit into two pages; the other twenty-six are taken up by logical argument.
As dubious as some of the premises may be, I loved the manner in which the banker explained his The Anarchist Banker A short story I read in The Selected Prose of Fernando Pessoa , which the author referred to as "a dialectical satire"; the editor and translator, Richard Zenith writes: "the narrative of actual events could fit into two pages; the other twenty-six are taken up by logical argument. To give you a taste of his Anarquista logicae? An anarchist is the term given to someone who rebels against the injustice of people being born socially unequal by rejecting all social formulas and conventions, and ardently struggles to abolish them all.
Thus, I became an anarchist. The only real evils in the world are social conventions and fictions e. Any system besides pure anarchism, which aims to do away with all systems, is likewise a fiction.
Thus, I chose anarchism over all the other other social doctrines and theories. Our notion of justice comes from what is true and natural, in opposition to social fictions and the lies of convention. If a , then an anarchist, or free, society can and should exist, since it would be a completely natural society.
Following on the first three arguments, he puts forth dozens, and what logical conclusion did he reach? Answer: to become a banker, an unscrupulous financer, a profiteer. Thus, we have The Anarchist Banker - an apparent oxymoron, yet one which is logically derived in this story.
I was smiling throughout. June 12, P.
"O Banqueiro Anarquista", de Fernando Pessoa
O BANQUEIRO ANARQUISTA
O Banqueiro Anarquista