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Originally posted by America Jones
"Anarchy is often used as a synonym for chaos, a practice which serves to discredit the political philosophy known as anarchism."
I though there was only one type of anarchy which is Chaos Anarchy?
"Anarchism refers to a diverse set of political beliefs which are not inherently opposed to government. Many anarchists will refer to theselves as libertarian socialists, the emphasis of their ideology being centered on decentralization, freedom of association, a free press, and social equality."
This is just my opinion but you cant really call those people anachists then? they would be some kind a "ist"!!! in some political movement.
Anarchy = No government/laws/everybody for themselves etc.
"A federalist democracy is not by any means incompatible with anarchist ideology. What is incompatible with anarchism is fascist authoritarianism."
Just my opinion again but anarchy = No government which is totally incompatibale with having authority in any shape way or form!
"If you're curious about anarchist philosophy, a good archive of online texts can be found at:
Anarchy is order?
"Personally, I like the historical writings of Mikhail Bakunin and Pierre- Joseph Proudhon. The more contemporary writings of Daniel Guerin are also worthwhile."
dont know who they are but will look them up on wikipedia.
"Personally, I'd be more worried about these people: