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Are you an anarchist? The answer may surprise you

Graeber, David (2000) Are you an anarchist? The answer may surprise you. The Anarchist Library.

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Abstract

Chances are you have already heard something about who anarchists are and what they are supposed to believe. Chances are almost everything you have heard is nonsense. Many people seem to think that anarchists are proponents of violence, chaos, and destruction, that they are against all forms of order and organization, or that they are crazed nihilists who just want to blow everything up. In reality, nothing could be further from the truth. Anarchists are simply people who believe human beings are capable of behaving in a reasonable fashion without having to be forced to. It is really a very simple notion. But it’s one that the rich and powerful have always found extremely dangerous.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://theanarchistlibrary.org/
Additional Information: © c2000 The Author
Divisions: Anthropology
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HX Socialism. Communism. Anarchism
Sets: Departments > Anthropology
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2013 10:53
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2020 23:26
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/53385

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