The Tolkien Road

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0198 – Tolkien the Anarchist – Pt 1

“My political opinions lean more and more to Anarchy…” – Tolkien

Though not a particularly political person, Tolkien expressed some very interesting political views in some of his letters. Beginning with Episode 198, we will explore Tolkien’s expressed political ideology, including what he meant by describing himself as an anarchist.

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