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About vaguelyhumanoid

Here you can see the assorted musings of a philosophically-inclined, theoretically eclectic anarchist. My blog: a grab bag of hopefully interesting rants, raves, and various other things.

Copyrights are theft

As many would know who are acquainted with political thought on the libertarian left, intellectual property is a major factor entrenching economic privilege for large corporations. However, most people (even some anti-statists) support copyrights on the grounds that illegal filesharing … Continue reading

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Egoism vs selfishness

While I consider my ethical beliefs to have an egoist justification, I do not consider them “selfish”. Selfishness, to me, means doing things without regard to others, to behave in an arrogant and atomistic manner. When someone tells you “don’t … Continue reading

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About cities

If you’ve been keeping up with my blog, you know I oppose cities – the divide between the dense, artificial city and the sparsely popular, natural countryside have historically led to a system of conquest and exploitation of nature by … Continue reading

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The commonplace nature of radicalism

When you think about it, radical sentiments aren’t a rarity. How often have you heard these phrases? “Power corrupts.” “Work sucks.” “Fuck the police.” “The rich get richer and the poor get poorer.” These are all the same sentiments held … Continue reading

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Defeating crypto-racism

White nationalists often claim that they don’t want to kick out nonwhites from their countries out of hate, but out of love towards their own race. However, if other races didn’t pose a perceived threat to them, they wouldn’t feel … Continue reading

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Possibly the least accurate article I’ve ever read about anarchism

http://blog.thenewstribune.com/bluebyline/2011/06/16/vancouver-riots-highlight-the-paradox-organized-anarchists/ Here’s a fun game: count all the factual errors in this article.  

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My response to a Christian fundamentalist

I wrote this as part of an online debate with someone who thought that same-sex hand-holding deserved the death penalty, and who said they’d kill themself if the Bible told them they had to. I don’t regret it in the … Continue reading

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