Who leads an anarchy? LO29153 -was: System Rules

From: Fred Nickols (nickols@safe-t.net)
Date: 09/09/02

Replying to LO29141 --

Wayne Smith, replying to LO29075 wrote:

>Just curious.
>Who leads an anarchy?
>As with Orwell's animal farm' a leader will always emerge

I'm confused. I thought anarchy was marked by the absence of government,
not the absence of organized, collaborative effort or leaders. To my way
of thinking, no one leads an anarchy, although someone might well lead a
revolution that produces anarchy (but I doubt it; after all,
revolutionaries usually want only to replace the existing government with
a new and improved one -- with the revolutionaries now in the seats of


Fred Nickols
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