Sunday, December 07, 2008

Socialists vs. Anarchists

Q: What's the difference between a socialist and an anarchist?

A: A society controlled by either will eventually (and usually rapidly) fall into a state of permanent disrepair. But to the bitter end a socialist will tell you that they're doing everything "for the people" whereas an anarchist will be honest and admit that they're doing it for their own selfish reasons!


P.S. Together they make up that portion of society we call "The Radical Left".

2 comments:

hms victory said...

You should be careful not to include free-market anarchism/ anarcho-capitalism as a part of "The Radical Left".

Pelalusa said...

Please do explain.

My view of anarchists are those who constantly show up at most protests wearing bandanas over their faces. I think of the general explanation provided here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anarchism