Tag: evolution
Is “Anarchy” Inherent to Anarchism?
The political vocabulary of the average modern western “civilian” is quite limited. There are lexical gaps everywhere, and certainly when talking about meta-political concepts. And with anarchism, this is even greater, as it is a unique paradigm, and a shift towards a new way of conceiving human nature. Anarchism, for a lot of people who…
Ascoltiamo il Principe Ribelle
Gli Schemi Evoluzionistici Rivisti in un’ottica Anarchica Di Kathiana Thomas. Originale: Escuchemos al Príncipe Rebelde: Revisión a los Modelos Evolucionistas desde el Anarquismo, pubblicato il 21 giugno 2021. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. Le questioni riguardanti la natura umana sono spesso l’epicentro di importanti dispute ideologiche, come l’inevitabilità o meno della competizione o la necessità di…
Let The Rebel Prince Be Heard: An Anarchist Revision of Evolutionary Models
The question of human nature is often at the epicenter of important ideological struggles, including those related to the inevitability of competition or the necessity of authority for the functioning of societies. Of course, anarchist thinkers have not escaped this debate, since one of the most recurrent objections toward the movement claims its goals are…
Escuchemos al Príncipe Rebelde: Revisión a los Modelos Evolucionistas desde el Anarquismo
La pregunta sobre la naturaleza humana se encuentra muchas veces en el epicentro de importantes pugnas ideológicas, incluyendo aquellas relacionadas a la inevitabilidad de la competencia o la necesidad de la autoridad para el funcionamiento de las sociedades. Por supuesto, los pensadores anarquistas no han escapado de este debate, puesto que una de las objeciones…
The Mutations of Freedom
“Freedom” and “liberty” are the stodgy, dust-covered utterances of academics, fascist patriots, and manipulative dogmatists; or at least they can feel that way. But behind all that cultural baggage is something that reaches deep into our experience and hopes and pulls out a fistful of primal energy and connectivity. This feeling is so intrinsic to…
The Wonders of Food
Thanksgiving is truly a great holiday. I’ve always enjoyed the day — how it feels, smells, and of course, tastes. As a college instructor, I’m fond of Turkey Day because it comes at the end of a long Fall semester. Thanksgiving offers some needed down time right before the total chaos that rings in the…
Kropotkin Was No Crackpot
The following article was written by Stephen Jay Gould and originally appeared in Natural History 106, June 1997. In late 1909, two great men corresponded across oceans, religions, generations, and races. Leo Tolstoy, sage of Christian nonviolence in his later years, wrote to the young Mohandas Gandhi, struggling for the rights of Indian settlers in South…
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