Name: Alex Aloi
Alter-Egos: The Scrawler in the Darkness, @MontyVerdan
I am also the mortal incarnation of The Scrawler in the Darkness, a being that writes grim fates for those who step outside of reality. This piece of art by @artisticfennec is the only extant representation of this eldritch being...so far.
Hey folks (signal boost appreciated): I'm working on a series of urban fantasy novels that will prominently feature solidarity economics (first one due to the publisher in September). Does anyone know of any co-ops open to giving access to their day to day operations for the sake of accurate storytelling? I really want to get the democratic practices and the mundane everyday stuff absolutely right. I think it is very important.
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That's because the right-libertarian mindset isn't about freedom FROM control, it's about freedom TO control. They've managed to contort anti-authoritarian messaging to promote a more authoritarian society, which would be impressive if it wasn't so shitty
Their problem with society is that it's too democratic, not too authoritarian. That people who don't "deserve" authority conceptually have some means to have the slightest say in how their lives are run
And that's why ancaps aren't anarchists, and why I'm officially expropriating that Ayn Rand quote for the anti-authoritarian left thanks
Like it should come as a hint when the answer to "who will stop me" is "nobody, everyone's actually fine with this, I don't have to worry about it" that you're not actually rebelling against any authority. Right-libertarians dream of starting successful businesses and dodging taxes, which people do, all the time
They're not the ones taking illegal direct action to get what they want, or starting illicit businesses - hell, they're not even the ones starting secret independent societies in the wilderness the way Atlas Shrugged would have you believe. Real anarchists are doing all those things, while right-libs run for government
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They lurk in the darkness writing the grim destinies of those who step outside the limits of reality.
Icon by @artisticfennec
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