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ziq OP wrote (edited )

Reply to comment by humanispherian in by ziq

Sorry, didn't realize anyone responded after I deleted this.

I honestly think anarchy101 helps create the whole USAmerican reductive toxic pseudo-anarchist culture by allowing vicious strawman attacks against black and green strains, but removing black / green defenses of those attacks for verging into 'debate' territory.

It ends up giving a big boost to red supremacy by not letting anyone to challenge their strawmen and outright disinfo in an attempt to prevent conflict. So in the end their rhetoric is further normalized and more baby anarchists come out of anarchy101 seeing non-reds as the enemy because of propaganda they were fed there.

The rules would be fine if they actually were applied evenly, but every time I've been there, anticivs especially are treated like pariahs while basic reds are rewarded and amplified for their ignorance.

As for Bakunin and other classic anarchists, they don't do anything for me personally and it turns me off seeing them get so much airtime when living anarchists are largely ignored. I think it makes anarchy impenetrable when we're expected to be intimately familiar with 200 year old theory. I don't have a background in academia so it's all very alienating to me, even trying to decipher the language academic anarchists use, let-alone the references.

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ziq OP wrote

Reply to by ziq

not worth the anxiety

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ziq OP wrote

Reply to comment by lastfutures in by ziq

the only thing he thought was a bad take was me insulting bakunin, he even said his essay said the same things mine did.

I'm not angry.

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ziq OP wrote

Reply to comment by lastfutures in by ziq

Also, this isn't a hit piece in any way, it's just a simple (and very restrained) response to his lazy critique of my essay, a response I'm not comfortable making on anarchy101 because of all the rules there that force civility. Nearly every time I post there, they delete my comments or posts for being too confrontational or for being 'not helpful', and leave up all the comments/posts I'm responding to that are attacking post-leftists or anticivs. This post obviously wouldn't go down well and I'd just be tone policed yet again. I think the way he runs that sub is completely hypocritical, always applying the rules selectively.

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ziq OP wrote

Reply to comment by lastfutures in by ziq

Idk what project you're talking about but it sounds like a lot of reading.

I'd much rather respond to a personal insult than something that has nothing to do with me.

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