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reply to post by retsdeeps1
Sorry just had to point this out as it is a little bugbear of mine. Socialism is not a political system, it is an economic system that democracy, which is a political system can work perfectly well with. Would you call capitalism a political or economic system?
I think your perception of left/right first depends on where you are from.
I think in Europe, it is more an axis between monarchy/fascism and socialism/communism with monarchy/fascism being right and socialism/communism being left. Of course, no matter which way you ultimately end up, you have an oligarchy totalitarian rule from the top.
In the US, the COTUS set up a different system that was supposed to be more about anarchy/liberty on one end with all other forms on the other. Anarchy/liberty is right and the others are left. The idea was to go as close to true anarchy as you could without tipping over. Your government is supposed to be the bare minimum you need to ensure your domestic security and provide some basic societal structure. The rest is supposed to be up to you as a free people. We are traveling far down toward the left end the more power we give government to arbitrate our lives and make decisions for us.
As for "right" and "left" anarchists, I don't think there are any meaningful distinctions between the two. A true anarchist, IMO, is someone who wants to watch the system burn and not replace it with anything else, so they will go wherever they think they can get the most anti-government, anti-system chaos generated.
reply to post by John_Rodger_Cornman
Right Wing Anarchist still shower and use deodorant.
What is the difference between a Right wing anarchist and a Left wing anarchist?
What's the real detailed definition of "anarchy"?
If it means less or limited or almost no government, then anything authoritarian, totalitarian is Leftist.
Ruling elite corporatism, nazism, communism, socialism, capitalism etc. etc. is all authoritarian and thus Leftist.
If the "ultra right" wing wants less government and authority, then they would be closer to the ultra anarchy theory.
Moderate "right wingers" (like U.S. republicans) would be slightly left of center.
Slightly right of center would work towards anarchy.
True "Open Free Market" would be ?
reply to post by crazyewok
Karl Marx says Communism is ultimately "no government" ?
Can you quote some of that?