Snyder also attracts on Chinese philosophy of nature, in which all of nature, together with humans, are spontaneously inclined to harmony. Both humans and the nonhuman natural world are healthiest and most orderly if left “wild.” Ecological science fiction author Ursula Le Guin bases her anarchism on related Chinese Daoist views, particularly as it’s found within the historical traditional Daodejing (Tao-te-ching).
This means that there are guides to conduct however no one who stands above with authoritarian power. While anarchism is usually considered a social principle, theories of human nature are often concerned, both implicitly or explicitly. This is seen in the two misconceptions of anarchism just mentioned. Implied in those views of anarchism is the assumption that human nature is self-fascinated and uncooperative, and in the first occasion human nature is usually seen as naturally violent. The social concept that outcomes from that assumption is that, just as we … Read More