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Book Review: Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson 

I first met Stephenson back in 2004 in a copy of Cryptonomicon I found at Barnes and Noble. I read the first couple chapters, enjoyed it and then made a terrible mistake. 473 more words

Book Review

Permaculture quotes for anarchists: "Travels in Dreams" by Bill Mollison

Inspired by a recent talk with Graham Smith (@kafkanarchy84) of Voluntary Japan, I decided to put together a collection of quotes from different books on Permaculture, specifically chosen with anarchists/libertarians/voluntaryists in mind. 7,521 more words

Anarcho-capitalism

The Milgram Experiment and the Problem with Authority

The Milgram Experiment is one of those things in my moments of study that lead me to being anti-state. I remember learning about this experiment back in college, and it gave me insight into how people are when submitting to authority they support. 312 more words

Bureaucracy

Efficiency and Anarchy

Efficiency – the state or quality of being efficient, or able to accomplish something with the least waste of time and effort; competency in performance. 820 more words

Anarcho-capitalism

Would Wage Slavery Still Exist in Anarcho-Capitalism?

One of the common left anarchist critiques of market anarchism, especially anarcho-capitalism, is the existence of “wage slavery”. Generally the concept is understood as such: Within contemporary capitalism, sometimes referred to as crony capitalism or state capitalism, there exists a compulsion to work for a wage. 990 more words

Would You Press the Button?

The state is a condition, a certain relationship between human beings, a mode of human behaviour; we destroy it by contracting other relationships, by behaving differently.

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Liberty

Get Excited About Economics

I did not become interested in economics until I was well-immersed in the liberty movement.  I suppose even now my understanding of economics comes second to my political and philosophical opinions.  915 more words

Pious Indulgences