i think something a lot of you forget is that many if not most americans have no fucking clue what anarchism means as a political ideology and think its just like a deranged guy holding a molotov
@dankwraith Most Americans don't even know the WORD "anarchism"
@dankwraith it's almost as if the political propaganda we're immersed in deliberately conflates the two
@dankwraith too me, anarchy, is simply when people do violence
@dankwraith was literally taught this in high school.
"Anarchy" does not have positive connotations for the majority of the US population.
@dankwraith anarchy is when I can throw bricks at things, the more bricks I can throw the more anarchy it is
@dankwraith its almost as if they view anarchism as the stereo-typed version the leninist movement broadcast in media after they successfully came to power with anarchists help
@dankwraith anarchy is bombing archduke ferdinand and nothing else
@pig boy am I ready to do an anarchy today
@dankwraith Similar to “barbarian” which was never a polite word for foreigner but is now completely derogatory.
@dankwraith evidence: "Fizzboomski the Anarchist," a ca. ~1920 American comic strip satirizing the Russian revolution https://www.barnaclepress.com/comic/Fizzboomski%20the%20Anarchist/
@dankwraith I worked with a guy who thought "anarcho-monarchy" would be a cool idea and by that he meant "just a really zany monarch who does random shit"
@dankwraith i mean, i get it. mirror is scary.
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