Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
There are people who thought anarchism was just a “phase” that I would grow out of; they saw my “beliefs” as a way to lash out. They thought I was being juvenile so they did not take me or my ideas seriously.
But I am still here, advocating freedom seven years later.
These long years consisted of long days, thinking about and meditating on liberty, contradicting various ideas, and rebutting the contradictions until I discovered a synthesis—until I finally hit on the fabled AH-HA moment.
Now I know I will always be an anarchist. Some aspects of my philosophy have undergone restructuring and change, but my urge for unadulterated freedom has grown stronger.
Anyone who believes anarchy is just a “phase” or an aspect of adolescent turmoil has failed to grasp the spirit of the age.
Things are changing; times are different. Many people of all ages and backgrounds finally realize the philosophical maturity of anarchy. They no longer want to be straitjacketed by violent laws and poisonous cultures. They want to live under actual freedom, not this pseudo-freedom peddled by parasitical politicians.
In reality, only one less mature “phase” exists.
It is the phase of humanity’s dark past, which consists of the belief that ruling people is necessary. This ugly, brutish phase is what people are stuck in. It is the idea that violence must be used to organize society. Make it function. And create prosperity. It is the phase of government. It is what people must grow beyond. And it is why anarchists have cropped up by the multitudes.
The anarchists have risen from the ashes of humanity’s decadent past to contradict the darkness of the old regime. They are here to turn consensus culture on its head. They seek to reverse the trend of authority-worship and expose people to a beautiful truth.
As a result, government apologists are starting to shed their shackles and confront freedom without fear. They are leaving the childish phase behind and breaking through the cocoon of statism.
They are metamorphosing into the butterfly; changing from a lower form to a higher one; from unconscious violence to conscious love; from Statism to a state of anarchy—the most beautiful and powerful transformation a human individual can make.
I am glad I made this transition. I hope all anarchists can help carry more over. The world on this side is much more beautiful, emotionally relevant, and peaceful.
If you are not an anarchist, would you be willing to take a peak at this more wholesome world? The beyond is beautiful, and anarchists can tell you all about it.