Re: Libertarian or "Dynamic" Socialism (fixed)

Michael Lorrey (
Wed, 08 Jan 1997 21:11:08 -0500

Lee Daniel Crocker wrote

> > Robin Hanson wrote:
> > The sort of anarchism I'm interested in is one where
> > all arrangements are based on voluntary agreements, regardless of
> > whether those argeements respect capital, corporations, or whatever.
> > Is there a name for this?
> Anarcho-capitalism would not prevent this. If a group of luddites
> or modern socialists wanted to buy a large tract of land, and allow
> others on it only on condition that they agree to its socialist
> contract, outsiders would have no right or reason to interfere, so
> long as they didn't take any of our property. We would be morally
> obliged to leave them alone in their squalor while we prospered in
> our rational capitalism. :)

I recommend a book by S. Andrew Swan called _Profiteer_:_Hostile
Takeover #1_. Its a scifi novel, set on a planet called of all things,
Bakunin. A good read on a mixed capitalist/socialist anarchy. I haven't
read the rest of the books yet, but this one is pretty good.


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