The occasional similarity in rhetoric between radical eco-anarchist thought and a certain strand of Nazi ideology has long provided a source ammunition for enemies of radical green thinking.
If the society produced in Europe through centuries of bloody violence and subsequently unleashed to ravage the entire planet can be thought of as “civilization,” an intelligent human being can only conclude that this civilization is something which must be eradicated so thoroughly as to never again be obtainable.
It is time to start creating communities that are both able to sustain themselves on their own terms, and able to maintain their autonomy from the ever-present threats of industry and state.
Unless you venture out and seek out examples of existing intentional communities, they might seem like a naive fantasy. Once you visit a functional community, it just seems natural that people should live together in such a way.
Stopping a new pipeline doesn’t make the world a better place – it just keeps it from getting worse. I don’t know about you, but I’m thirsty for something more.
by Paul Cudenec A strange thought crept into my head a couple of days after finishing my last article, Fascism: Three Brief Insights. There I had […]