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  List of anarchist concepts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These are concepts which, although not exclusive to anarchism, are significant in historical and/or modern anarchist circles.
(It should be noted that the anarchist mileu is philosophically heterogeneous and there is disagreement over which of these concepts should play a role in anarchism.)
The following list is a collection of "-isms" embraced by segments of the anarchist mileu:
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_anarchist_concepts   (103 words)

  
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The anarchist movement was based upon applying the core ideas of Proudhon (his anti-statism and socialism) and developing them in the same spirit, and these ideas find their roots in *socialist* history and theory.
Anarchists oppose the principle of hierarchical authority because it is the basis of domination, which is not only degrading in itself but generally leads to exploitation and all the social evils which follow from exploitation, from poverty, hunger and homelessness to class struggle and armed conflict.
Because anarchists oppose hierarchical authority, domination, and exploitation, they naturally seek to eliminate all hierarchies, as the very purpose of hierarchy is to facilitate the domination and (usually) exploitation of subordinates.
www.spunk.org /library/intro/faq/sp001762.txt   (10748 words)

  
 Paradigm : from magic words to meaningful concepts
Unfortunately, the consistent lifelong anarchist is a rebel bound to fail, at least in politics, because politics has to do with gaining and maintaining power and the true anarchist is not interested in any game in which the reward is power (dominion over individuals and communities).
To compile the list of individuals (kings and heads of state) killed by anarchists, a small piece of paper would suffice; for the homicidal and genocidal crimes perpetrated by the states, many volumes would not be enough.
Anarchists were, in many cases, isolated individuals, on the run from place to place, unable to contrast the lies and fabrication of the state, whose control of the means of communication grew parallel to the weakening in the diffusion of anarchist ideas.
www.polyarchy.org /paradigm/english/magic.html   (9339 words)

  
 sociology - Anarchism
Similarly, anarchistic tendencies can be traced to the philosophers of Ancient Greece, such as Zeno, the founder of the Stoic philosophy, and Aristippus, who said that the wise should not give up their liberty to the state [2].
Anarchists, (although generally against violence against people except in self-defense), have also been at the forefront of militant resistance against capital and the state, engaging in property destruction against various corporations, militant street battles with police, confronting neo-Nazi and far-right groups, and also having a strong militant presence at anti-globalization protests.
Anarchists believe that if they were to support a war they would be strengthening the state — indeed, Peter Kropotkin was alienated from other anarchists when he expressed support for the British in World War I.
www.aboutsociology.com /sociology/Anarchism   (7178 words)

  
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Attribution is a fundamental concept that underlies the notions of both ontological causality and logical properties.
Theconnotation (or intension) of a term is the properties and concept(s) associated with it.
Concepts are the products of the not-fully-understood facility by which a mind induces general properties from instances, and are themselves the not-fully-understood facility by which a mind recognizes those general properties in other similar instances.Ideas are concepts.
humanknowledge.net /HumanKnowledge.txt   (17891 words)

  
 Anarchist Theory FAQ Version 5.2
As might be expected, different groups of anarchists are constantly trying to define anarchists with different views out of existence, just as many Christians say that their sect is the only "true" Christianity and many socialists say that their socialism is the only "true" socialism.
Anarchists of all varieties would reject this argument; sometimes claiming that the critic misunderstands their position, other times that the critic's assumptions are too pessimistic.
The interpretation of "rulership," however, varies: left anarchists tend to see the employer-employee relationship as one of rulership, and anarcho-capitalists are often dubious of the claim that envisaged anarchists communes would be democratic and hence voluntary.
www.faqs.org /faqs/anarchy/theory/faq   (15291 words)

  
 Anarchism - Art History Online Reference and Guide
Many anarchists are critical of the fl bloc because some blocs have engaged in property destruction against multi-national corporations and have thus gotten a label as "violent", and "adventurists" from media and large scale liberal organizations.
Anarchists also engage in building parallel structures and organizations, such as Food Not Bombs, radical labor unions, infoshop and radical social centers, new sets of schooling systems, media in various forms, organizing around housing and land issues, and work toward accountability with police and other institutions through such tools as consensus decision-making.
Anarchists argue that pursuit of these ends do not justify the establishment of a state, and in fact many argue that the state is incompatible with those goals.
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/Anarchism   (7193 words)

  
 Study Guide for Ursula LeGuin: The Dispossessed (1974)
Anarchists argued that such centralization could never lead to the hoped-for decentralized egalitarian society: centralization leads only to more centralization, they claimed.
Anarchists differ a good deal among themselves, but they tend to share a high regard for voluntary cooperation, local control, and mutual tolerance.
Syndicalists are anarchists in that they oppose any form of formal, centralized government, preferring society to be organized through voluntary labor unions.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~brians/science_fiction/dispossessed.html   (5582 words)

  
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The list goes on and covers all parts of the country and every situation where Travellers attempt to live their lives.
The concepts of ethnic identity and cultural difference have also raised the temperature of the debate.
The direct involvement of Travellers themselves in determining specific strategies and tactics is essential, both because anarchists believe that all peoples should control the decisions that effect them and because it is Travellers who have to live with the consequences of such actions.
www.spunk.org /library/pubs/rbr/rbr2/sp001125.txt   (3737 words)

  
 Open Directory - Society: Politics: Anarchism: Theory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Provides an introduction to the concept of the state, anarchist theory, and responses and activity reports in different issues and in different parts of the world.
Anarchist Propaganda Archives - Extensive archive of articles classified by subject, mailing lists, and contacts of potential interest for anarchist activists.
Anarchist Thought of Rudolph Rocker - Read about the life and work of the anarchist writer, historian and syndicalist militant Rudolph Rocker.
dmoz.org /Society/Politics/Anarchism/Theory   (722 words)

  
 Anarchist Theory FAQ Version 5.2
Leo Tolstoy, refer to themselves as "Christian anarchists." (Tolstoy avoided the term "anarchist," probably because of its association with violence and terrorism in the minds of contemporary Russians.) Drawing on the Gospels' themes of nonviolence and the equality of all human beings, these anarchists condemn government as contrary to Christian teaching.
The concept of externalities is very closely connected to the concept of public goods; the main difference is that economists usually think of externalities as being both "positive" (e.g.
Anarchists from many different perspectives have been inspired by the writings of the 16th-century Frenchman Etienne de la Boetie, whose quasi-anarchistic The Discourse of Voluntary Servitude spelled out a detailed theory of nonviolent revolution.
www.gmu.edu /departments/economics/bcaplan/anarfaq.htm   (17216 words)

  
 The Llewellyn Encyclopedia: Astrology
Aquarius is the rebel and anarchist, but can be unselfish and altruistic, much like Uranus, which rules this sign.
Jupiter also shows how you approach religious concepts.
Once we grasp a concept we can move forward quickly to the next challenge.
www.llewellynencyclopedia.com /subjects.php?gen_sbj=Astrology   (10063 words)

  
 Free Skool Santa Cruz: Article / Other Free Skools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Anarchist U is a volunteer-run collective which organizes a variety of courses on arts and sciences.
The Anarchist U follows the tradition of free schools in that it is open, non-hierarchic and questions the roles of teachers and students.
Free Skool, or Freeschool, is the concept of community sharing skills and learning together - the belief that we all know something that others want to learn, and that together we can learn and develop skills outside of the mainstream educational institutions.
santacruz.freeskool.org /content.php?article.11   (1273 words)

  
 Glossary of People: Ma
As a theoretician, he rejected both anarchistic “free education" and biological determinist theories, instead building a system of “pedagogical logic", rooted in dialectical materialism.
A novelty is Mandel’s attempt to integrate his eclectic conception into a version of the Kondratiev ‘long wave’ theory of fifty-year cycles of upturns and downturns: this is used, finally, to explain both the long period of prosperity capitalism enjoyed after the last world was and its recent economic misfortunes.
It was distinguished by the introduction of a number of new concepts, such as elasticity of demand, consumer’s surplus, quasi-rent, and the representative firm, all of which played a major role in the subsequent development of economics.
www.marxists.org /glossary/people/m/a.htm   (8944 words)

  
 Existential Primer: Introduction
Likewise, how we relate to people and each other is limited by language, even if we accept the idea that first a person exists, then he or she is free to define a “self” in the world.
I have a list of study questions on existentialism for those interested.
Even these concepts are not universal within existentialist works, or at least the writings of people groups as the existentialists.
www.tameri.com /csw/exist/exist.html   (3432 words)

  
 Free / Open Source Research Community (Online Papers)
As a proof of concept of how that system could be, we started sometime ago to implement the GlueTheos system, featuring a modular,flexible architecture which has been already used in several of our studies of libre software projects.
The concept of source code, understood as the source components used to obtain a binary, ready to execute version of a program, comprises currently more than source code written in a programming language.
We expect that the construction of this concept framework will function as a concrete description and presentation of the innovation model of the User Collaboration Innovation Community and will serve as a clear path to be followed for continuous research in the future.
opensource.mit.edu /online_papers.php   (14135 words)

  
 The Postmodern Anarchist
In The Politics of Postanarchism he hones in on the fact that much of the classical anarchist critique of Marxist and related socialist politics from back in the day predate many more recent critiques by poststructuralists and postfeminists.
I think his rejection of violence and the life choices he's made, choices he discusses in Conversations on Science, Culture and Time (Amazon link), make him an extremely important figure for those concerned with the tendency for left academics to waste their time on turf battles and internal ideological struggles.
A recent article on moblogging may be of interest to those watching current play with the mob concept.
www.netweed.com /postmodernanarchist/2003_08_01_anarchives.html   (3340 words)

  
 Oxymora: The List
The list below is comprised mainly of two-word expressions, but occasionally I'll present one-word examples, like bittersweet, butthead, warlord, the musical expression pianoforte (which literally means "soft-loud"), and sophomore (which literally means "wise fool").
The list is presented in alphabetical order, but you still may have to search for some expressions (e.g., "A fine mess" is included in the "F" section, not the "A" section).
If you have a favorite oxymoron that is not listed, please drop me a line and let me know about it.
www.oxymoronica.com /oxymoralist.shtml   (2431 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Law Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The most influential works of analytic jurisprudence include: Jeremy Bentham, Of Laws in General; Hans Kelsen, The Pure Theory of Law, H.L.A. Hart, The Concept of Law, and Ronald Dworkin, Law's Empire.
List of Judicial Committees of the Privy Council & House of Lords cases;
List of leading legal cases in copyright law
www.ipedia.com /law.html   (1941 words)

  
 Recommended Reading
Covers concepts such as the transformation of quantity into quality, negation of the negation, the unity and interpenetration of opposites, and more.
The recent anti-capitalist demonstrations have brought together many different groups protesting against the destruction of the environment, racism, the exploitation of the third world, and also many ordinary young people protesting at the state of things in general.
Phil Mitchinson looks at the anarchist ideas of the groups that are organizing these events.
www.newyouth.com /recommendedreading.asp   (1893 words)

  
 Choose Your Own Adventure
The other story is more game-oriented, and it does a respectable job of allowing the reader to puzzle out a riddle, being designed in such a way that making a wrong choice initially still won't make the ultimate solution too obvious.
Of course, the problem with most of the historical adventures in this series is that one can't help comparing them to the books in the better-written and more heavily researched Time Machine series, a comparison which makes them seem rather trivial and shallow.
The book suffers from the fact that it has no particular objective or plot, and not all of its branches and endings are entirely satisfying, but it is still a respectable adventure full of the implausible but fun science-fantasy concepts that readers have come to expect of the series.
www.gamebooks.org /cyoalist.htm   (10798 words)

  
 The List (updated 3/2/2006)
Please send Steve mail if you have questions or corrections related to the list content.
My program automatically converts Steve's listings into HTML, so please mail him if you'd like to add or update a show.
You can send me mail if there's a bug in translation from Steve's flat file to this version.
www.foopee.com /punk/the-list   (299 words)

  
 PMGT218 » Reading Schedule and Deadlines
Note: The reading list will be finalized after the first class.
John Kerry." This fascinating article provides a stunning example of the importance of synergy in growing your email lists — synergy between online and offline efforts in your campaign, as well as synergy (i.e., cooperation) between candidates and their own party organizations.
Kirkpatrick, David, and J. Schwartz, List of Schiavo Donors Will Be Sold by Direct-Marketing Firm.
www.emilienneireland.com /blackboard/schedule.html   (4435 words)

  
 Inside The Darkness
This site introduces you to the concept and Healing benefits of Reiki, as well as offers great resources for those who want to pursue and take advantage of what Reiki has to offer.
For exploring shamanic concepts that present themselves in the ever-changing stratosphere of human awareness.
Examining lucid dreaming, dreaming techniques, interpersonal relationships and other topics of relevance to those who are on a path to personal power and self-realization.
v.webring.com /hub?ring=insidethedarknes   (1762 words)

  
 The Crypto Anarchist Manifesto
From: tcmay@netcom.com (Timothy C. May) Subject: The Crypto Anarchist Manifesto Date: Sun, 22 Nov 92 12:11:24 PST
Several of you at the "physical Cypherpunks" gathering yesterday in Silicon Valley requested that more of the material passed out in meetings be available electronically to the entire readership of the Cypherpunks list, spooks, eavesdroppers, and all.
Here's the "Crypto Anarchist Manifesto" I read at the September 1992 founding meeting.
www.activism.net /cypherpunk/crypto-anarchy.html   (593 words)

  
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Way, Oakland 21+ $12 9pm (Reggae) mar 18 sat Anarchist Bookfair, speakers, zines, cafe at County Fair Building, 9th Ave.
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 Social Services Abstracts - Current Serials Source List
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New Discovery Guide - AIDS, HIV Prevention, and the Relief Effort in Africa
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