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Re: [OT] Re: debian culture

On Tue, 2004-08-03 at 10:08, Andreas Schuldei wrote:
> * cobaco (aka Bart Cornelis) (cobaco@linux.be) [040803 09:38]:
> > > and we dont want anarchy
> > >
> > >   anarchy
> > >        n : a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from
> > >            a failure of government) [syn: {lawlessness}]
> > >
> > > either. there everyone has her own agenda and does what ever she
> > > sees fit. that results in confusion, corruption, loss of vision
> > > and selfishness.
> > 
> > The above definition of anarchy is plain wrong, it should drop the "and 
> > disorder" part: 
> no, there were more, definitions, similar in content. try "dict
na, cobaco is right: it is wrong.
> anarchy" yourself. chances are that you do not mean anarchy but
i don't think that dict really is the appropriate authority, here.

> something else (it *is* the nature of anarchy to be undirected
> and threfor orderless). perhaps heaven, eden or paradise? (c:
so far as i recall, during the spanish civil war, there were some
"blobs" where international anarchists tried to live their ideas.
they still had "order" in a way that they did their daily work [0]
but didn't have an authority to supervise them.
this must have been fairly close to heaven.
i'm not so sure if they would have succeeded on a long term basis but
since their experiments were brought to an end (by the republicans!) one
will probably[1] never know.


[0] mainly sowing, harvesting and stuff like that. i suppose.
[1] experimenting with diffenrent form of societies requieres a least a
small territory which would be hard to defend when you don't have a
government or an army.
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