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While the popular understanding of anarchism is of a violent, anti-State movement, anarchism is a much more subtle and nuanced tradition then a simple opposition to government power. Anarchists oppose the idea that power and domination are necessary for society, and instead advocate more co-operative, anti-hierarchical forms of social, political and economic organization.
Originally posted by slank
Anarchy would allow the organic, self-organizing elements of society to rise.
Weirdly our current system basically allows the criminal elites complete anarchy over our subservient lives.
Originally posted by FBI 33
In a short answer to the title of this thread:
Originally posted by Raustin
Anarchism is fairly complex and no one really agrees what it means. I would suggest you read up on it, and then offer a more thorough example of what you mean by anarchism.