excellent analysis of the anarchist scene on the pacific coast of north america – 57 points!
Anarchy requires strength, vision, knowledge and care as much as it does rage and destruction. It requires that we do not fall into the despair that so many others have. It requires that we practice social revolt in the face of social control. That we do not allow technology and the dumbing down of society to strain our relationships, and our capacity to dream. At the very least, it requires that we are not practicing the counter-insurgency of Alex Jones and all the others who say that our revolt is impossible, and there can never be consequences to our actions.
In our attempts to honour the negation inherent to the anarchist tradition let us ensure that we are not negating anarchy too.
Resignation is death.
Revolt is life.
The anarchist project demands more.
PDF: Resignation is Death “It also poses the question: where will the revolutionary energy for the West come from? We hardly understand our own situation, pressed into pragmatic decisions based on a complex system of dependencies. Maybe this is the lesson we have to learn for ourselves: what is the truth of our common situation that […]