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I see no reason to get rid of cities once you've gotten rid of capitalism. They weren't created to control people; in fact, I'd say they weren't created at all. Rather, they formed because people generally find living and working together easier than living on their own. As populations naturally increased, villages evolved into towns, which later evolved into cities. There's nothing inherently oppressive about living near a bunch of other people, so there's no reason for us to disband cities.

Wouldn't it be a hell of a lot more efficient if everything we needed could be harvested and processed right next to our homes?

Not really, no. First of all, you might be able to harvest everything you need right next to your home, but probably not everything you want. For example, if you want to build something made out of iron, but there is no iron mine near your house, then you won't be able to do so. In fact, I'd argue that this would be less efficient, because there would be no specialization, if everyone has to focus on subsistence farming. Plus, you may not even be able to harvest what you need to survive, like if you live in an area without access to clean drinking water, or in an area that doesn't have adequate soil to support agriculture.

If you don't want to live in a city, then don't live in one. But don't force your way of live on people who don't want to live that way. There's nothing wrong with living in cities, and there are a lot of benefits, so we should keep them.