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Kinshavo moderator wrote

0 mentions of "democracy" in this article

We don't allow antidemocratic propaganda here comrade

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JoeK OP wrote

Just because he didn't call it democracy doesn't mean it wasn't democracy. Democracy wasn't common at the time.

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kokoaitu wrote

He was living in London at the time, which had a representative democracy at the time, I think he understood the concept of democracy.

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Kinshavo wrote

That's the whole point, you are trying to retrofit Democracy into Anarchism.

Even the words are rivals,

'demos' meaning whole citizen living within a particular city-state and 'kratos' meaning power or rule.

anarchos ("having no ruler"), with a- + archos ("ruler") literally meaning "without ruler".

Anarchy don't oppose people chosing how they will manage stuff collectively, but don't pretend that Democracy is synonym with Anarchism

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ziq wrote

Plus kratos literally means state in modern Greek.

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