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Tequila_Wolf wrote (edited )

In the wholly unlikely event that capitalism is replaced in a substantial way, it'll probably a multigenerational process of destruction and unlearning - restructuring our landscapes and our minds is no small task.

I have no idea what it will look like; I think it's a pipe dream, and that even if it were coming it would take longer than the earth has as we know it, because of climate change.

I prefer to widen the gaps in the social fabric, all the while looking for and sharpening weapons to use against it. As our climate change destroys the world around us people are going to be jumping to new ideologies in their shock, and I hope to make better rather than worse ones available for them to take on. More temporary autonomous zones than less is my preference; they at least seem possible.


meotomme wrote

I mean, if we're being honest, it's a lot more likely they'll go to far right ideologies than far left ones.


Splinglebot wrote

it is with that attitude


moto wrote

It's pretty realistic. How many liberals/conservatives have you met (right)? How many communists (left)?


Zzzxxxyyy wrote

Depends on where you live. I meet more leftists than right-ists.

However, right wing ideology has a way of drawing people in to a feeling of community as they get more extreme, whereas leftists become isolated. I think it has to do with the fact that right wing ideologies tend to circle around an established authority, even if that’s just a vision of an ideal society, whereas leftists seem to always be dragged from one cause to the next being “the most important thing ever.”


Zzzxxxyyy wrote

You also just never know when talking to a leftists that they’ll decide you’re the oppressor/opposition. The cynical lens, for good or bad, doesn’t exclude potential allies who are learning/processing.