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10:18 Aug 13, 2017
English to Serbian translations [Non-PRO] Social Sciences - History / idea of progress
English term or phrase:waste-disposal machines
Thirdly, socialist parties were, almost by definition, parties devoted to that key concept of the nineteenth century, 'progress'. They stood, especially in their Marxist form, for the inevitable forward march of history towards a better future, whose precise content might be unclear, but which would certainly see the continued and accelerated triumph of reason and education, science and techology. When Spanish anarchists speculated about their utopia, it was in terms of electricity and automatic waste-disposal machines. Progress, if only as a synonym of hope, was the aspiration of those who had little or nothing, and the new rumblings of doubt about its reality or desirability in the world of bourgeois and patrician culture augmented its plebeian and politically radical associations, at least in Europe. There can be no doubt that socialists benefited from the prestige of progress among all who believed in it, especially among those brought up in and imbued with the tradition of liberalism and the Enlightenment.
Explanation: Verujem da se automatic waste-disposal machines odnosi na neku vrstu mašina za uništavanje/recikliranje otpada. "Španski anarhisti" se verovatno odnosi na period Građanskog rata u Španiji pod Frankom a ne na marksistički period, tj. 19. vek