[ExI] libertarian city - from Quora
bronto at pobox.com
Wed Aug 11 23:34:04 UTC 2021
On 2021-8-11 15:17, Stathis Papaioannou via extropy-chat wrote:
> The idea is that collectives run things rather than those specially
> endowed with capital or power. Those who don’t want to participate or
> follow the rules are excluded from society. The point is that anarchism
> does not mean disorder, it means an elimination of hierarchical power
> structures. But maybe it doesn’t work and hierarchies run things better.
"Socialism will never succeed: it takes up too many evenings."
(attributed to Oscar Wilde)
If you replace an existing elite with The Collective, never mind the
question of defining the proper boundaries of The Collective, pretty
soon power will concentrate in those who endure the innumerable meetings.
*\\* Anton Sherwood *\\* www.bendwavy.org
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