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PSI Circular Number Two (February 1979)

Two copies of this Circular are sent you; please pass one copy on. PAY OF OR ELSE: Future issues of this Circular will be sent to all PSI Supporters. If you are not a Supporter and wish to receive it please send £1 for one year. Otherwise we may send it you or we may… read more »

PSI Circular Number One (January 1979)

Coming Attractions PSI Open Meeting: Friday Jan 12 at [address] for 8.00. COLIN FRY, Co-Ordinator of the Environment Information Group, will speak on AN APPROACH TO THE SYSTEMATIC ANALYSIS OF ECOLOGICAL IDEOLOGY. Mensa Think-In: On Thursday 8 February at 8.00 pm George Walford will speak at the National Liberal Club, [address] on THE POWER OF… read more »

George Walford: Why Not?

The letter below was sent to the Socialist Standard on 16th February 1977.  It has not been printed.  It has not been acknowledged. The Editors The Socialist Standard London (Intended for publication) Dear Editors, Robert Barltrop’s article “Question of Intelligence,” in the Socialist Standard of December 1976, has just been brought to my attention. The… read more »

George Walford: Reply to a Socialist

Dear Comrade, You say you will remain a Socialist because you: “hate and are sickened by the present order of things.” You also say that struggling against this present order of things is “a matter of personal integrity, of feeling that we are ourselves. Success is not necessary to make struggle or rebellion worthwhile or… read more »

George Walford: Papers on Systematic Ideology

These papers all develop themes mentioned in this OUTLINE SKETCH. They can probably be obtained where you obtained this pamphlet; if not, then from the Walsby Society or from The Bookshop, [address]. They will be sent on request, but if you can enclose, for each paper required, two letterstamps, this will be helpful. THE IDEOLOGY… read more »

George Walford: Conclusion to An Outline Sketch of Systematic Ideology

Let us assume the reader has found this outline sketch acceptable, that he has moved on to some of the studies which undertake to establish various parts of the theory and has found those also acceptable. Let us assume that he accepts, provisionally at least, the theory of systematic ideology. What effect will this have… read more »

George Walford: Social Ideological Structure

The ideological structure of society is, in this respect, parallel with that of each person. In order to maintain expression of any ideology a society, like a person, must maintain expression of all those ideologies which lie to the protostatic side of it in the range. To show this for each ideology is a long,… read more »

George Walford: Personal Ideological Structure

Any reader who accepts – even if only provisionally – the theories brought forward in the preceding pages, and sets out to test them against his own observations, will quickly encounter gross discrepancies. The protostatics present no great problem; it will be found that their behaviour does, if not in all details then at least… read more »

George Walford: Economic Individualism and Collectivism

In the economic field the situation of the ideologies, as regards collectivism and individualism, is the reverse of that in the political field. The eidostatics exhibit economic individualism and the eidodynamics exhibit economic collectivism. It is commonly accepted that the transition, which is occurring in Britain and other western democracies (and which has already occurred… read more »

George Walford: Political Individualism and Collectivism

The ideologist does not dispute the general opinion that the ideas of the Right are different from those of the Left, but he does add something to it. Right and Left, eidostatics and eidodynamics, not only have different ideas, they also have different ways of thinking. As Walsby phrases it, they differ not only in… read more »