June 1999

Hints On Intellectual Honesty

SWORG SWILL LISTSERV | June 21, 1999 Crash writes: I'm glad that you are so clear on your political position. Kube writes: This was a joke right? Here are a few clearer generalisations.1. that everyone is and should be out for themselves (individualism)2. that everyone is mutually interdependent and only equity (of opportunity to develop what you are) can ultimately deliver what anyone needs (communism, self-interest). That is, the nurturing of the parts is the nurturing of the whole.3. that such an interdependent and complex system can only work on the basis of control by the people (anarchism, efficiency.)4. that...

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This Inconvenient Reality

Originally published on June 20, 1999[by a member of the anachronistic SWORG metabolism] ell, I've been trying to throw in my lot with some kind of standard group or other for longer than I can remember, for the simple reason that I felt it necessary to organize and coordinate in order to have a benign effect upon a hostile social order. But the trouble with all these groups is simply that they're all fucking wrong. This is not to say that I disagree with situationism (I want to live in situations!), anarchism (I want to be free!) or marxism (we...