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Anarchy & Democracy: An Analysis

In the popular press, the concept of anarchy has been transmogrified into stereotypical civil disobedience, lawlessness and violence. Yet there are cogent reasons - and a substantial body of literature - characterizing anarchy as the sine qua non of moral and economic well-being.

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The paradox confronting democratic ideologues? The need for ballot boxes, voter registration and other convoluted proceedings means that real democracy has long since vanished from human affairs, and that accommodations must be contrived to render this predicament tolerable. Calls for democratic institutions, 'elections' and 'fair representation' ... accept widespread and permanent failure of individual and local self-sufficiency as an axiom. Human beings have learned to value representative democracy because they recognize that they must collaborate, co-operate, reach consensus ... as a means of optimizing the 'average prospect' and repair shortfalls of distributive justice.

In the best of all possible worlds, these accommodations would represent a considerable truncation of the lives people would enjoy were they not so incompetent ... or so eager for the fruits of specialized productions and economies of scale that they are willing to give up the astringent delights ...

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The solution provides a concrete and comprehensive discussion/analysis of the relationship between anarchy and democracy and their necessity/occurrence in human civilization/history for the purpose of order and development.