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The conundrum of conformity

Posted: 3rd February 2014 by The ImModerator in anarchist thought

Ok. So you want to make a big statement. You are an anarchist and that means you are an individual. You may be a radical rebel anarchist, an armchair anarchist, an apathetic anarchist, a philanthropist to anarchist causes or just wildly disinterested in mainstream but at some stage you are going to face a conundrum. […]

In a post-modern modern world, the political system of choice for developed nations is democracy – but has democracy in action evolved into a something altogether un-democratic? Which majority?   Sitting still for a moment, what concepts fall into mind when considering “democracy”? For most of us, it’s the idea of government by the majority. […]

The article http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-15359735, from Rosie Waites for the BBC News Magazine¬†offers an interesting perspective for all those Apathetic Anarchists interested in political dynamics. Why is this symbolic image being used in countries that have no affiliation with Guy Fawkes? Is it simply the international reach of Hollywood movies that allows a parochial figure to morph […]