Der Geist Issue 4 / Union of Egoists 5th Anniversary


Der Geist, Dora Marsden, Friedrich Nietzsche, Journals, Kevin I. Slaughter, Malfew Seklew, Max Stirner, Ragnar Redbeard, Trevor Blake

The Union of Egoists website went live early 2016 but officially announced April 1st of that year. The entire chat of February 2nd, 2016 between Trevor Blake and myself that crystalized the idea was printed at the end of Der Geist Issue 1, and titled “A Unique Conversation”, published in the following year. Der Geist […]

April 1, 2021

Karl Marx: The Dad That Failed


1845-1945

The God that Failed is a 1949 collection of essays by men and women familiar with and thereby disenchanted with socialism. While an egoist might prefer to consider individuals as individuals, moment by moment, a socialist will instead visit praise and condemnation on groups based on group considerations.  Here, let me try that on for […]

July 1, 2020

Jeff Riggenbach reads Max Stirner and James J. Martin – UoE Podcast


One of the greatest archivists of the Individualist Anarchist and Egoist tradition is James J. Martin, who, beginning with his book Men Against the State, and continuing with his Libertarian Broadsides booklets, and the books he published with the Libertarian Book Club of New York was instrumental in creating a revived an interest in writers […]

March 12, 2018

James L. Walker on Egoism in “Liberty and the Great Libertarians”


1845-1945, James L. Walker

The following excerpt is from Liberty and the Great Libertarians: an Anthology on Liberty, a Hand-book of Freedom by Charles T. Sprading. The book itself is a collection of writings by thinkers including Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, William Godwin, Wilhelm von Humboldt, John Stuart Mill, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Lloyd Garrison, Wendell Phillips, Josiah Warren, Max Stirner, Henry […]

January 8, 2018