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Anarchy should be replaced with Anarchism. Anarchy refers to a state of chaos or disorder (An = no, Archos = ruler), Anarchism refers to the ideologies of government and non-government of Bakunin, Bucharin, and more.MrSativa (talk) 14:35, 8 February 2015 (UTC)
- I completely agree that anarchism and anarchy are distinct concepts. But this article seems to clearly covers the entire spectrum of anarchy, both 'deliberate' anarchist communities, and historic periods of anarchism resulting from lack of hierarchical power structure through force of accident. Trilobright (talk) 17:03, 21 September 2015 (UTC)
The article implies or states as if 'anarchy' does not mean lawlessness outside of the US. Which is rather ridiculous, I can tell as a European where 'anarchie' (Dutch and German) in public discourse refers to a state of lawlessness, this is not the case. In fact, didn't anarchy originate from Medieval England to describe a state of lawlessness? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Goti1233 (talk • contribs) 12:46, 26 October 2012 (UTC)
- I think you're entirely right! I just added infomation on the economist Gustave de Molinari who first theorised the state monopoly on protection as outside free market anarchism and proposed market law. The editor Spylab (I don't know if that name implies censorship or intent at edit warring) deleted this sourced material as POV pushing without any explanation. I'm going to include it again.
- The claim that anarchy has a different definition in the United States than it does in other countries is very dubious and does not belong in the lead section. The trivia about Gustave de Molinari does not belong in the lead section. Perhaps it can fit in one of the other sections, but there has to be legitimate reason for it to be there. The fact that a reference exists is not enough. I re-inserted the claim that anarchy "is a technical issue of economic science" but added "clarify" and "citation needed" tags because that statement is vague and not backed up by any references. It definitely should not be the first phrase that appears in the article. I agree that the current lead sentence is lacklustre, but replacing a lackluster sentence with a vague, POV-pushing sentence is not an improvement. Note that personal attacks are to be avoided on Wikipedia.Spylab (talk) 23:42, 3 January 2013 (UTC)
- It is blatant POV-pushing, as you have been doing on numerous anarchism and market related articles. Gustave de Molinari was a laissez faire liberal with only the most tenuous connection to anarchism. He never considered himself an anarchist (would have probably thought the suggestion ridiculous) and no one else prominent (to my knowledge) had ever tied him to anarchism until Rothbard. Finx (talk) 02:47, 4 January 2013 (UTC)
- It does come from Medieval Latin anarchia and originally Greek anarkhia but rather than lawlessness, it literally means "without archon" -- so the etymology implies "no rulers/leaders" more so than "no law". But I think in its contemporary usage it could mean either or both, depending on whether it's used just colloquially in place of "chaos" or to describe a (possibly highly ordered and organized) society. Etymology reference. Finx (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 03:00, 4 January 2013 (UTC)
How does everyone feel about this article being nominated for GA? I won't do so until those two "Citation Needed"'s have been fixed, or without the approval of you guys. TotallyNotEtreo 08:43, 11 May 2013 (UTC)
I'm not really a wikipedia expert (so sorry in advance). After somehow stumbling onto this page, I ended up skimming the article. The section on Albania stood out and I want to call everyone's attention to it. It needs revision. Here's the quote:
"n 1997 in Albania, Anarchy was everywhere. Everybody had guns and able to kill without anyone saying anything about it. Guns were everywhere and an AK-47 could be bought for just 1000 lek (10 dollars). There were gangs everywhere, especially in South Albania where the police did not have any power and you could find about 3-4 gangs in every city. Anarchy in Albania started because people lost their money in Pyramids Firms. In cities like Gramsh, military bases contained about 50,000 weapons with a population of only 10,000 or in Polican (there was the Weapon's Factory) there were about 100,000 weapons for a population of only 8,000."
Plus there's no citation. I understand that there's a larger article on it, but it should still have some sort of citation on the "Anarchy" page. Finally, the wording sounds weird - especially the bit about guns (don't worry, I don't have a political axe to grind). I mean, this may all be true. The wording as it stands just sounds off to me. I'm not sure what everyone else thinks.
This page should be semi-protected
I think the roots of the kibbutz movement are more Marxist than anarchist, not to mention the movement being very tightly tied up with Zionism and the state of Israel. They also had strict rules about things like children living separately from their parents, all wealth and income, including gifts, being turned over the the community, no personal property (even clothes), and so on. There were a lot of rules and a formal decision-making process, and everyone had to live by the same community-set rules. Ghostofnemo (talk) 13:08, 15 May 2016 (UTC)
There are multiple hierarchies in various contexts, most notably within their respective, possible identifications. <3 They are broken down by the senses relative to the life forms inhabiting the universe(s?) whatever. For instance, the particles of the matter can be simply by(e) their velocity and relative location (maybe cities). Despite their insistence or other convenient conditions, impacts that occur within relative locations (on an orbit? in a body?)(across a creature?) can be minimized. This is contrary to capitalism. The machine. The mind. That which is according to reception. The hierarchies are broken first by time and are secondly in form or otherwise patterned, mathematically, socially, mentally, and/or vivid: texturally defined in the cells that house my mind. I found the cells in the world of the whirled. Dreams. There is a revision that is capable of absorbing and effectively replacing substances subjectively while considering an object. One or more may consider one or more objects. Either way, the objects are recorded. Their are various stressors. There are various masses under various conditions. The conditions... First, find the common denominator. Now the other one. It is common after all. Life. — Preceding unsigned comment added by A lolling axis (talk • contribs) 09:50, 23 May 2016 (UTC)
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