Author: Jerm

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I'm an award-winning cartoonist and broadcaster. My wife and I live in the countryside with our pets, homegrown (and hunted) food and alcohol.

Being free from central control.

Etienne de la Boetie2 (yes, with a squared sign and, no, it isn’t his real name) previously chatted to me about why all governments are illegitimate authorities and, basically, why anarchy is not a bad word. Establishment propaganda has done a great job in duping a lot of people into believing that being governed by a self-imposed authority with a monopoly on violence, is equal to freedom. What is anarchism? For clarity, anarchism is a collection of ideas that lead to anarchy, although it’s probably acceptable to use both words to describe the same idea. Rejection of the state equates to anarchism. But the…

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