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Brandon Darby v. Teh Anarchists

When I was a kid, I wanted to be an anarchist. Hey, why not? On the surface, anarchism is incredibly romantic: you get to “fight the good fight” against an evil, oppressive government regime that (exploits… controls… abuses… – insert propaganda talking point here), while hanging out with a bunch of smart, interesting people who accept and welcome anyone, regardless of age, race, appearance, sexual orientation, et cetera. Come as you are; paranoia, ratty black hoodies and persecution complexes provided free of charge.

Now that I’m older, wiser, and smarter, anarchists just depress the hell out of me.
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