Anarchist schools of thought

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  • Anarchism in Albert Camus' Short Story, The Guest Essay

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    Anarchism in Albert Camus' Short Story, "The Guest" [[ "The Guest" is a small story which can usually be found in a compilation of Camus' works or in a World Literature anthology. Here, I have used the translation of "The Guest" found in the Norton Anthology of World Literature, 5th Edition. Since this is a critical essay on a particular story, it assumes that the reader has read the story. I do not believe that it will be nonsensical if you have not read

  • Five Pillars Of Anarrchism

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    the organization of society on a voluntary and cooperative basis without recourse to force or compulsion. This belief is based on five main pillars: anti-authoritarianism, voluntarism, egalitarianism, mutualism and autonomism. According to the anarchist thought, authority is to be rejected as illegitimate and the imposition of power through force is untenable. Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakunin argued for the replacement of the state by federations of self-governing workplaces and communes (anti-authoritarianism)

  • Disadvantages Of Anarrchism

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    state is necessary for a secure life. Instead, anarchists believe that social order will arise naturally as humans have the ability to organise their own lives in a harmonious way and reject the idea that the state is necessary. In fact, anarchist ideology states that all authority is evil and it is such, which corrupts those within it and in the words of Lord Acton, “power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”. Although anarchists believe in the possibility of human goodness,

  • Could Anarchy Work? Essay

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    systems and that everything would be traded from person to person. Anarcho-Pacifism: -Completely removes the idea of violence. -Would follow closely to the ideas of Gandhi. Symbol of Anarcho-Pacifism. Religious: -Typically, Religious Anarchists would stick to their religion’s teaching and follow them. -Many are doubtful this would work because of the idea of answering to authorities in the various religons. Green: -Green Anarchy has 2 categories: Naturism and Primitivism. -Has

  • The System: You Can´t Trust It Essay

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    Taking down the system shows its face in revolutions. In the American Revolution, around 1776, the Americans thought they were being oppressed by their mother country and authority. Great Britain taxed the colonies without consent which catalyzed tensions between the mother country and her colonies. Consequently, the colonies revolted and sought their independence

  • The 1920's: The Plessy V. Ferguson Case

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    begun following the Bolshevik Russian Revolution of 1917; a nationwide fear of communists, socialists and anarchists. The Sacco and Vanzetti case was an extremely controversial murder trial held in Braintree,

  • The Protesters And The Streets Of Downtown Los Angeles Essay

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    7:25-8:50 a.m. As I head to the streets of downtown Los Angeles in hopes of finding Ricardo Flores Magón among the sea of protestors, I practice all the questions I have written down for our interview. The presidential election is a week away so I thought what better way than to sit down with the social activist himself and get his life story. After walking through the protest for what seems like hours I finally spot Magón passing out copies of his newspaper to everyone passing by. After the crowd

  • The Main Doctrines Of The Punk Subculture

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    punk subculture are freedom, equality, and anti-authoritarianism which have the strong connection with anarchism. Also,”punks “often participate in direct actions that can include vandalism or destruction of the private property. On the other hand, anarchist highlights the importance of direct action, but unlike “punks” they tend to achieve it through more peaceful methods. The 1960s in Britain were the period of technical development, improvement of women's position, liberalization of social laws,

  • Political Philosophy : James C. Scott

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    what Scott has done and on the first page of the preface he writes, “Again and again over three decades, I found myself having said something in a seminar discussion or having written something and then catching myself thinking, Now that’s what an anarchist would argue” (ix). There are some conflicting views in Two Cheers for Anarchism and Political Philosophy: An Introduction. Jason Brennan, the author of Political Philosophy: An Introduction, is a book that goes over many ideas like Scott’s, but also

  • The Death Of The War Ended

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    the most influential women in the anarchist movement planned their