Polly wrote:Great postal services; lower fees for services such as street lighting and trash removal; better, cheaper transport, education, healthcare... And the overall increase in free time and cash that would go with all that, giving more time and money for leisure and pleasure.
Polly wrote:Why? We have to use pricing, there is no better alternative as it stands. That doesn't mean there has to be a government. You're getting things twisted.
Calrid wrote:Learning how to use a shotgun. Looting said implements of survival. Treating anyone I didn't know like a blood crazed zombie.
If they are not easily available, then we will be the slaves of the overlords who do have shotguns.What makes you think that shotguns would be easily available without the governmental capitalism that makes it easily available today?
phyllo wrote:If they are not easily available, then we will be the slaves of the overlords who do have shotguns.What makes you think that shotguns would be easily available without the governmental capitalism that makes it easily available today?
iambiguous wrote:There must be a reason why anarchy has never once achieved recognition as a viable manner in which to forge human relationships embedded in one or another rendition of political economy. It really makes sense only in those apocalyptic Mad Max worlds visited from time to time in Hollywood.
Think of trying to survive on The Road or in the Bool of Eli. And maybe someday the species will have devolved to that point.
Though some no doubt would view this as progress.
Oh, now I get it - ACADEMIC TRADITION. Somebody with a PhD thought about it while sitting on a comfy couch and discussed it with grad students in a pub. It will be paradise on Earth.Finally, to any simple-minded or missinformed poster that decides to compare Anarchism with a shitty post-apocalyptic Denzel Washington flick, understand that anarchism is first and foremost an academic tradition and, as L. Susan Brown put it:
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