Prison Break: An Anarchist Blueprint for Hedonism

By Flower Bomb “I was outside of these circles, so I didn’t take into account that I could have embedded my writing with a better emphasis that this is not a blueprint for hedonism. I never wanted anyone to hitchhike and dumpster dive and shoplift and feel good about themselves for doing it. If you’re […]

Cult of Optimism

Fake it ’til you make it. The sky’s the limit. Live, laugh, love. These are some of the common, thoughtless phrases regurgitated by the average, self-acknowledging optimist. To them, life is worth living because, well, they’ll probably sum it up on their social media bios via nonsensical self-affirmations or with hopeful maxims plastered on their […]

For the Kaos!

Anarchism, the dead and broken horse, incapable of recognizing its own post-life beatings, still rides along, somehow. While I’ve no issue with Anarchy, ‘Anarchism’, as an overly-principled, theoretical, armchair philosophy, is riddled with so many things that’ve no anarchic qualities about them. One of these things, or subjects, is the heavily dichotomized Order vs Chaos […]

Martial Arts, Violence, and the Anticiv

Within the Anticiv milieu, you often hear of violence, or more broadly, force. Whether it’s the machine’s violence against the wild or the subjugation of the individual. The violent methods of the police or insurrectionary counters. From acts of sabotage to animal/earth liberation. Confrontation and resistance are not unknown amongst those who oppose civilization and […]

Idealizing Collapse

One thing I’ve noticed in the recent months from those within the anticiv milieu is the all-too-often obsession with idealizing scenarios in which civilization undergoes collapse in some way or another. Yet, not just merely collapse. A collapse that somehow works in favor of the idealizer. One in which they come out unscathed; oftentimes with […]