Anarchism: Core Values
|Views of Human Nature: Optimistic in general although Stirner’s views differ from those of other anarchists
|Natural Order: the claim that individuals are most likely to create social order without government and that government itself promotes social disorder.
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Living in tune with nature
|Economic Freedom . Opposition to state
ownership and control of the means of production as in USSR “State Socialism
|Emphasis on the rationality and sovereignty of the individual||
Core Values of Anarchism
|Economic Freedom  Support for laissez –faire, minimal Government and some economic Inequality
|Very strong emphasis on individual liberty although it is important to clarify the meaning of liberty for anarchists.||Opposition to Authority of all kinds: opposition especially to states of all kinds, to law, religion and nationalism.
What about attitudes to expert authority?
What about attitudes to public opinion or traditional norms or values?
|Economic Freedom  Opposition to capitalist inequality and opposition to private property.
Support for: Mutualism [Proudhon],
or Communism [Kropotkin]
Core values of Anarchism influence the strategies by which anarchist societies are to be achieved and subsequently organised.