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Dumai wrote

looking back at it now i can see how i'd come across that way and i probably should have been a bit more careful -- i still stand by what i meant and you definitely misinterpreted that but that might have been as much my fault as yours

but if i misrepresented post-leftism, simplified the movement to the point that it couldn't come across as anything but absurd, and failed to mention the possibility that it could be anything else, i'd hope somebody would flag me on that.


ziq wrote

You come off as dogmatic sometimes. When someone offers their perspective on a topic, you come in and link to some 'authority' giving their conflicting perspective decades ago to debunk them... and the conditions aren't even the same in 2018 as they were back then.


Dumai wrote

the reason i posted it is because it's still the best and most concise primer on anarcho-primitivism i know, and it immediately clears up a lot of common misconceptions about what it is, how it started, and why

it definitely should count for something that the most notable anprim contingent from the very start is nothing like what you said anarcho-primitivism is

even if you're of the opinion that anprims, by and large, do now behave the way you described (which i'm still not sure is true), it still probably should have warranted mention that they haven't always been this way and a lot of them still aren't

and also that you're not really gonna find any anarcho-primitivism of that sort in their foundational texts

i didn't post any of that with the intention of shitting on your perspective