Anarchy is a theoretical form of self-government which is practically unattainable. Historically Anarchy only exists between the shifts between other known forms of government, and it is in fact no government. There are two types of Anarchists: punk rockers, and romantic political philosophers.

The main argument of anarchistic thought is that any appointed, hereditary, or aristocratic government is coersive in nature, and coersion is intrinsically evil. Therefore, all government is inherently evil. The only solution to eliminate coersion in society is to live in the state of anarchy.
The main flaw of this argument is that in order to completely eliminate coersion even in a system of direct democracy there cannot be majority rule, that is the whole society has to unanimously agree on all issues. This is not a practical solution, but a theoretical state of perfect unanimity which is an extreme condition only possible in theory, an utopia.
A state under Anarchy is either a state ruled completely and unanimously by all the people for the people, or a state in civil war.
作者 unholyfart 2009年5月24日
opposition to government, a place where individual people govern theirselves. people claim that with no government poeple would riot the streets, but since it has never happened, nobody can tell for sure. anarchy is simply a government without a government.
most people claim anarchy won't work being there is no order
作者 Smokey_D_ 2007年6月14日
Something that, currently, has become over popular. Everyone seems to have an anarchy tattoos or has written it on something or has bought something with it on there. IF YOU BUY SOMETHING WITH THE ANARCHY SYMBOL ON IT YOU ARE SUPPORTING THE GOVERNMENT BECAUSE THEY ARE PROFITING FROM WHAT YOU BOUGHT!
Anarchy is everywhere.
作者 all angelic eyes 2005年7月14日
Anarchy is easily summed up in four worsds "No Gods, No Masters"
please someone put avril out of her misery
作者 Mark 2004年1月11日
3 entries found for anarchy.
an·ar·chy
n. pl. an·ar·chies
Absence of any form of political authority.
Political disorder and confusion.
Absence of any cohesive principle, such as a common standard or purpose.


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New Latin anarchia, from Greek anarkhi, from anarkhos, without a ruler : an-, without; see a-1 + arkhos, ruler; see -arch.

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anarchy

\An"arch*y\, n. Gr. ?: cf. F. anarchie. See Anarch. 1. Absence of government; the state of society where there is no law or supreme power; a state of lawlessness; political confusion.

Spread anarchy and terror all around. --Cowper.

2. Hence, confusion or disorder, in general.

There being then . . . an anarchy, as I may term it, in authors and their re?koning of years. --Fuller.


Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.


anarchy

n : a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government) syn: lawlessness


Source: WordNet ® 1.6, © 1997 Princeton University
作者 Anonymous 2003年4月03日
Duing stupid stuff do disobey the government or authority.
Anarchy: Pissing off mall cops, Tipping over park benches, Throwing rocks at squirrels, Molly whopping someone.
作者 qdoubleu 2011年12月29日
contrary to popular belief, Anarchy is not a world without politics persay, it is a world with different politics. where people live as they want.
a factory in argentina was supposed to be shut down. the workers took it over. (minor example of anarchy)
作者 boipuso 2009年2月22日
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