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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    Quote Originally Posted by molten_dragon View Post
    I'd pick totalitarianism. At least there you have a chance of a semi-benevolent ruler. Anarchy is inevitably going to suck.
    I would say it's opposite. Anarchy allows for many different forms of political organization. They are all probably going to suck somewhat, but there is actually a large range of things that could happen and how an anarchist society could function. In contrast, despite different ideologies trying to justify it, most totalitarian states are very, very similar in practice. The leader can claim to be "benevolent" all they want, but every totalitarian state in history is built on repression and loads of bodies.
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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    I still say that war is a better choice than both. And I forgot to mention that I hate war.

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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    That's a ridiculous question. Either would be a disaster.

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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    Silly poll but I picked totalitarianism because well I'm just assuming that i'd be the dictator. Otherwise I'd pick neither
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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    none of the above
    why is it that balance between the two cannot be an option ?

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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    Quote Originally Posted by cjgeist View Post
    If you had to pick between one of the two, which one would you prefer?
    Armed resistance to either, since neither will be brought about through peaceful means. I cling tightly to my God, my guns, and my Constitution.
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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    I put a premium on law and order, power structures, and more probability for scientific and technological advancement. I voted totalitarianism.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cjgeist View Post
    If you had to pick between one of the two, which one would you prefer?
    Anarchy, since that does not preclude law.

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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    Neither. Anarchy is inherently unsustainable anyhow, it will stop being anarchy almost immediately as people group together with those of similar views and form societies.
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    Re: Anarchy or Totalitarianism?

    Quote Originally Posted by AreteCourage View Post
    I'll choose Anarchy over Totalitarianism. Just make sure you have guns, dogs, a lot of food and water, and a strong community.
    Yup. Just be the totalitarian and anarchy is fine.

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