reflection assignment for session 22

reflection assignment for session 22 - Name: M.Abbas Taqi...

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Name: M.Abbas Taqi Roll number: 2013-02-0136 POL 100 Section 4 Mahvish Ahmad Reflection paper for session 22 In this article “Anarchism, Or The Revolutionary Movement Of The Twenty-first Century”, David Greaber talks about how the 21st century has been dominated by anarchy movements and the reason for this is the failure to overcome capitalism in the 20 th century. He describes anarchism as very closely related to Marxism but the difference is that it is a more immediate active and practical theory/movement; anarchists are not that concerned about finding answers to deep philosophical questions. He goes on to say that anarchism was meant to be based on time enduring principles such as egalitarianism, voluntary association etc and a rejection of state authority, structural violence, domination etc. The author illuminates the main distinction between Marxism and anarchism when he says “Marxism, then, has tended to be a theoretical or analytical discourse about revolutionary strategy. Anarchism has tended to be an ethical discourse about revolutionary practice. As a result, where Marxism has produced brilliant theories of
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2011 for the course POL 100 taught by Professor Rasulbakshrais during the Spring '11 term at Lahore University of Management Sciences.

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