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  •  Please, I'm well-traveled in political discussion. (0+ / 0-)

    I know the emotional roots out of which most subversive phenomena grow, and they're not by and large intellectual.  They tend to be based around largely fictional, self-centered narratives with nothing resembling rational prioritization, arising mainly from displaced personal disappointments or objections to mere symbolism.  Serious subversive thought and behavior are rare and precious commodities, and never likely to coalesce in one place in an institution as Herbert imagined.

    •  Anarchism (0+ / 0-)

      ...was largely expounded by Proudhon, Bakunin, Kropotkin, and various other thinkers, who could hardly be described as working from "emotional roots" and the mere fact that you would describe the roots of anarchism in this fashion reveals your ignorance, and your defensive posture reveals your notorious arrogance. You obviously know worse than nothing about the topic.

      And anarchism is no more "subversive" than Marxism or any other revolutionary socialist theory.

      "In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act." -George Orwell

      by ZhenRen on Sun Sep 15, 2013 at 06:52:26 PM PDT

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