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RedEmmaSpeaks wrote

I use those weasel phrases as well. Yeah, they're weasel phrases, but at the same time, I can't find any words that fully encompasses what I believe. Suffice to say, I believe in the worth and value of all humans, regardless of age, gender, orientation, or beliefs, and I am opposed to anything that oppresses people, keeps them from fully living their lives as who they are, so long as it harms no one else in the process. As far as I'm concerned, if a neighbor wants to practice in polygamy or worship Satan, do drugs, or anything like that, so long as it doesn't threaten my life or anyone unfortunate to be in their general vicinity, go right ahead.

And I believe that both Corporations and the State are forms of oppression that need to go away. I believe that tribal band-style living is the best kind of living and really the only one that works. Humans can naturally organize themselves and take care of each other, without a massive State breathing down their necks. We are inherently wired for altruism; we want to look out for and take care of each other.

I also believe that diversity is strength, so having everyone live the same way, whether they live in the Arctic Circle or Arizona, is a really dumb idea that will collapse pretty quickly once the oil has run out. I also believe that the basic necessities of life--food, water, shelter, and medicine--are, well, necessities, and shouldn't be locked up, because of someone's lacking pieces of paper.

I suppose you can apply whatever labels you'd like. I'm kind of in a similar position when it comes to my religious beliefs in that Christian or any one denomination, seems to fully capture the scope of my beliefs.

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AngryData wrote

That matches up pretty well with my own beliefs the only difference is I personally think there needs to be a 'small' form of a larger state, that helps direct larger public works projects, organizes disaster relief, and help manage other large infrastructure projects, but knocking out pretty much all its other duties/powers.

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RedEmmaSpeaks wrote

I figure when it comes to the larger scale, the various tribes will come together, unite, and form loose, Iroquois-Confederacy style alliances, where they trade, help each other out, and work together, but on the whole, each tribe maintains their sovereignty and will be able to conduct their group according to their laws/beliefs, so long as their activities don't harm anyone or interfere with anyone else's.