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Response to Starry Messenger (Reply #23)

Sat Jul 28, 2012, 11:16 PM

33. The only way I can see it happening is if the anarchist federation...

...is fully self-sufficient so it isn't relying on capitalism for its goods.

This way you remove any dependence on capitalism.

The only force then that is useful is military or violence (such as in Anarchist Spain).

At which point it simply hinges on who has the bigger guns.

I don't think you can "take the US out of capitalism." It's too entrenched. You have to start somewhere else if you're going to have any hope of success. Once you've started your own community elsewhere and the international community is watching, you might have a better shot at defending yourself.

I do think you can transition the US to a more gentler capitalism that is socialistic, but that's not much of a change as far as anarchists are concerned.

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