Proudon’s Verbs

Proudhon’s 57 verbs…

Available in packs of 10 (alphabetically arranged) or as a complete set.

To be governed is to be….

watched over, inspected,  spied on, directed, legislated, regimented, closed in, indoctrinated, preached at, controlled, assessed, evaluated, censored, commanded  noted, registered, entered into a census, taxed, stamped, priced, assessed, patented, licensed, authorised, recommended, admonished, prevented, reformed, set right, corrected. trained, ransomed, exploited,  monopolised, extorted, pressured, mystified, robbed; repressed, fined, despised, vexed, pursued, hustled, beaten up, garrotted, imprisoned, shot, machine-gunned, judged, sentenced, deported, sacrificed, sold, betrayed,   ridiculed, mocked, outraged,   dishonoured. 

Packet One  

Admonished, assessed, authorised, beaten up, betrayed, censored, closed in, commanded, controlled, corrected.

Packet Two

Deported, despised, directed, dishonoured, entered into a census, evaluated, exploited, extorted, fined, garrotted.

Packet Three

Hustled, imprisoned, indoctrinated, inspected, judged, legislated, licensed, machine-gunned, mocked, monopolised

Packet Four

Mystified, noted, outraged, patented, preached at, pressured, prevented, priced, pursued, ransomed.

Packet Five

Recommended, reformed, regimented, registered, ridiculed, robbed, repressed, sacrificed, sentenced, set right, shot

Packet Six this packet comes free with any or all the other packets.  It is not available separately and contains SEVEN verbs only.

Sold, spied on, stamped, taxed, trained, vexed, watched over.


Note:- As Neoliberal hegemony envelops the whole of Human Life and Civilization as we know it in this temporary period of Human History this list of course will be extended as necessary.  Contributions welcome