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Response to joshcryer (Reply #32)

Sun Jul 29, 2012, 11:45 PM

39. The "central power structure" (i.e. the state), under Marxism, is just a word for "the workers"...

Which means that, under your definition, "Anarchism is socialism without the {workers}"... so, that's either Libertarianism (they don't give a shit about creating a structure by means of which workers can have a stake/voice/control of production... either), or it's a fantasy land in which Underwear Gnomes are coerced into doing the work for a happy-go-lucky stateless paradise of people who have "outgrown" organization... and now merely make their living off the exploitation of said Underwear Gnomes who are enthralled by the Superior Anarchist Rhetoric into working like stateless slaves without the bother of wages, merely existing off the mana that they slurp from the underwear so self-lessly provided them, for slurping, by selflessly courageous anarchists willing to forego their own underwear in the name of social "progress"...

99%, 95%... your 4% difference is not the sort or Rhetoric that will en-gnome-ify me or convince me to exist off the mana of your drawers... I really think you need to re-tool, so to speak, your pitch. Or, maybe, admit that anarchists will have to themselves admit to being "workers"... which would make them Marxists... oops.

And yes, Marx did invent dialectical materialism. Just as Hegel invented dialectical idealism...

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