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Literallyshaking wrote

There must be some law. Anarchy is weakness that will soon end by powerful foreign governments. China would gobble us up just to collect what we owe them if the government fell. We have to use the existing system to oust the oligarchs and corporate cronies that have seized power.


jaidedctrl wrote

How about we go back to the whole, “They are coming because USA destroyed their countries by upholding or bringing corrupt governments to power and their corporations siphoning away all the wealth.”

You just going to ignore that?


heckthepolice2 wrote


You clearly have no idea what it is anarchists believe and do


Literallyshaking wrote

I know that no functional examples of anarchy exist today. There are too many nations bent on conquest for an unprotected nation (especially a resource rich one) to stand alone.


heckthepolice2 wrote

I know that no functional examples of anarchy exist today

What about hunter-gatherer societies? What about the EZLN? What about Rojava? If we're including historical examples, what about the CNT-FAI in Catalonia? None of these are "pure anarchies", perhaps, but that's because there's no such thing. Anarchy isn't about building some abstract utopia. It's about the real struggle against all forms of hierarchy.

"Anarchy is a tension, not a realization"

-Alfredo M. Bonanno


Literallyshaking wrote

300 million people in the United states over half the globe. All enjoying liberties and opportunities unheard of elsewhere in the world. Saying "burn it down" just sounds childish. Sure, it's been hijacked and slipping into authoritarianism....but to throw it all out is stupid.


heckthepolice2 wrote

it's been hijacked

Sorry, could you point me to the time in history before it was hijacked? Was it slavery? Jim Crow? When women couldn't vote? When being gay was illegal? Was it the genocide of millions of indigenous people? Japanese Internment?


Literallyshaking wrote

Right around the time the federal reserve was created.


heckthepolice2 wrote

The Federal Reserve was established in 1913. Some things that happened before 1913 include but are far from limited to:

  • The enslavement of millions

  • The Trail of Tears

  • The massacre at Wounded Knee

  • The founding of the KKK

  • Literally thousands of lynchings

  • Jim Crow laws

  • Ubiquitous sweatshop labour, including by children

And if the America you're advocating for is the kind that does shit like that, I'd like to ask that you please fuck off and die


Literallyshaking wrote (edited )

Yeah, the Democrats we're pretty nasty all right. hundreds of thousands of my people died bringing them to heel.


heckthepolice2 wrote

The Federal Reserve Act was spearheaded by Nelson Aldrich, a Republican senator.

So it sounds to me like you want to go back to a time controlled by democrats that was ruined by the actions of republicans right?

(also do you think I'm a democrat because if so that's fucking hilarious)