deadresonance

deadresonance wrote

Reply to comment by CaptainACAB in by !deleted24215

The other issue, is that there is significant black gun ownership in USA, but that unfortunately a lot of time it ends up exacerbating violent crime within predominantly black communities. There's a reason that the CIA just handed out guns to the baby black mafia in Philly, they knew that adding guns to a volatile situation of poverty and block-by-block feuding would enhance white supremacist interests.

I think another great thing that armed (and unarmed) anarchists can do is to facilitate conflict resolution workshops and restorative justice efforts led by black people in their own communities. It is vital that any political armament campaign is rooted in deeper community work, addressing the maslow's pyramid of people's daily needs before adding something as volatile as firearms as an option in people's lives. For example, the stresses that many Black people go through on the daily in USA, I can't even imagine...but for many of various backgrounds, there's mental and emotional and social health questions, which have much greater urgency than access to firearms.

I facilitate a community health project which tries, not in the Black community but in my own social spaces, to address some of these issues with a mind towards getting us armed if and when people desire it.

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deadresonance wrote

Indeed, the only way to "go vegan" is to completely remove oneself from the entire food production system of neoliberal markets. But if you've constructed a way to bypass capitalism's stranglehold on food production and distribution, why would you identify as a consumer with a label like "vegan" anyway? Maybe you want to eat the eggs your chickens produce, or eat their meat once they die a natural death, without having to self-flagellate over the moral implications of a now-irrelevant critique of the food system's abuses?

Well, maybe if one is anarcho-moralist, one wants to do that. How else will one get off?

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deadresonance wrote

I tell people to fuck off, who are closed minded and have embraced a totally dysfunctional politics where they don't...do anything, with other people, to accomplish their goals. It's my point of view. I don't coddle people with what I see as shitty politics, or defeatist brainwashing, out of some poser pan-leftist unity sense of comraderie over mere words. I push people towards something that will actually work to achieve my own independent ends, and will hopefully enhance their own agency, but mostly I am concerned with my own situation and what works here.

But in another thread you asked someone why we restrain the possible by contextualizing it with the impossible?

I mean, you can always re-contextualize something someone said in a completely different discussion and twist it so you find A HYPOCRITE!!!!!!!!!! and don't have to think about my argument when really what I'm saying in this thread is pretty specific.

Attack what destroys us! First strike against reaction, or we all die!

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I don't really think you can destroy one without the other, you are correct that both have to be dismantled though. Which is beyond the capacity of localized action in the baltic area; Russians and Americans and western europeans all have to cooperate in an international effort to achieve our populist self-interest in destroying these horrible military systems.

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Weakness is a terrible trait, we should always strive to be strong enough to defeat our enemies. This is why I train every day; you should too, if you have as many enemies as I do, and I will always demean someone who tries to convince others to strive or embrace weakness in the face of right wing political violence.

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Reply to comment by !deleted20335 in by !deleted20335

we should wait then destroy and kill so we can finally prevent suffering.

Not at all, again you are strawmanning my words..accept this, then try to respond to what I am actually saying.

My position, consistently, is that it is not helpful to engage in market based solutions, because the market invariably will disfavor those without capital or resources and will reify marginalization. I believe it is better to de-commoditize things, to help people now, by attacking the market system itself.

I believe it is incalculably naiive to think that one can control market forces for some kind of revolutionary purpose. It's like someone saying that they can control industrial systems for their own benefit.

Can you clarify how this agorist position, is in principles different than the dengist ideology underneath the contemporary chinese mainland's state? I suppose there's a greater trust in market forces, and a dislike of policing actions, but how do you actually implement something like agorism without a state anyway? Preserving the market forces and dynamic, without police?

Wars are taught by the most desperate, poor and marginalized people.

That's who I am, and who the people I care about are. Poor, marginalized, and at least a little desperate and fearful of what's yet to come

You are the one with the position that will fuck over the most marginalized people.

Oh, I don't know about that. Why don't you take your Black capitalism nonsense over to killer mike's TV show, lol

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deadresonance wrote

Reply to comment by CaptainACAB in by !deleted24215

No, it's really important what you brought up! I prefer the term community defense, which can be both armed and also use unconventional tools and weapons of various kinds. Having that study group that i mentioned in my last point, is crucial, for by studying previous guerilla efforts and these other, both new and old, both high and low tech tools, we become more effective insurgents and better participants in our own social movements.

Getting past the one-man-is-an-island macho bullshit, beyond the gun culture, is vital for an armed anarchist defense network.

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deadresonance wrote

Going forward, the unique identifiers like MAC etc on your instance will be how they fuck you over.

The new growth industries online in ancapistan will be self contained USB sticks which protect your identity more robustly and also funnel traffic through an anon network like a VPN does. TAILS is ahead of the curve, but ppl will want something that works with streaming services etc.

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It's entirely predictable, has been predicted, and will be predicted again.

Nothing to see here, but the broadening consciousness of the insufferable hierarchies that choke us.

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by contextualizing it as political you’re playing their game.

Everything is political. To negate politics, we must address politics, and then change the circumstance beyond what they can control within that framework.

It would be very productive to this end, to destroy the ability for conservatives to organize. They are the main threat now, and have always been really. Even liberals, are liberals only to the degree that they are more conservative than anyone reasonable.

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Reply to comment by !deleted20335 in by !deleted20335

This is...strawman. Unless I misunderstand something here.

Let's keep this conversation, contextualized in the particular sub-thread we're having here.

In this context, I am going to say, that Agorist beliefs...i mean, i used to be a libertarian. I live in USA. I sold drugs. I feel I know the scene. I don't know if I can really subscribe anymore, after the experiences I had with this type of person who identifies with this type of ideology. The reason being, market based solutions consistently fuck over marginalized people.

My alternative, that I am am committed to instead, is revolutionary communist action. Specifically, the de-commoditization action. So it's, anti-market. You can perhaps understand my sceptisism, even my cynicism, perhaps?

I am interested in a productive conversation where you express your views and we have a good back and forth.

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deadresonance wrote

Reply to comment by ziq in by !deleted8217

This is very fucked up. Not going to lie. Simultaneously, in one state north of there, Oregon has passed ballot measures with 107 limit expenditures on political campaigning (directly addressing this issue), 109 legalize psylocibin and eliminate most criminal penalties involving psilocybin even in commercial trafficking cases and 110 decriminalize all common street drugs, ranging from MDMA to heroin and methamphetamine

So direct democracy, is honestly the best kind of democracy. If there's going to be a state, I want to exert power in it directly, at least in communities which share my values and desires for a less violent world.

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