A collection of writings by Italian insurrectionary anarchist Massimo Passamani.
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IL DISORDINE DELLA LIBERTA’
La massima espressione dell’ordine istituzionale e’ rappresentato dallo Stato. Lo Stato e’ un modello di organizzazione sociale costruito sulla gerarchia, sul controllo e sulla coercizione. Secondo una analisi che molti anarchici condividono, l’ordine istituzionale non sarebbe altro che l’usurpazione di un diverso ordine che si potrebbe definire sponteneo.
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Molti degli equivoci a proposito della gestione democratica del potere nascono, a mio avviso, dall’ambiguita’ del concetto di consenso. Un ragionamento ormai diffuso tra un buon numero di anarchici e’ quello che segue.
Continue reading E SE PERDESSIMO LA PAZIENZA
The meaning of measure. It is an enclosure that is simultaneously a dispute with and management of life, a prison that poses the existence of people equal to zero.
Continue reading The Logic of Measure by Massimo Passamani
The entire history of western civilization can be read as a systematic attempt to exclude and isolate the body. From Plato on, it has been seen at various times as a folly to control, an impulse to repress, labor power to arrange or an unconscious to psychoanalyze.
The platonic separation between the body and the mind, a separation carried out to the complete advantage of the latter (“the body is the tomb of the mind”), even accompanies the seemingly most radical expressions of thought.
Continue reading The Body and Revolt by Massimo Passamani
The state is the supreme expression of institutional order. It is a model of social organization built on hierarchy, control and coercion. According to one view that many anarchists share, institutional order is nothing other than the usurpation of another kind of order that could be described as spontaneous.
Continue reading Freedom’s Disorder by Massimo Passamani
Yes, I know, we are all against axioms, guarantees, certainties.
But can we really live without sharing our being against—without depending upon this sharing?
Continue reading Children’s Thoughts by Massimo Passamani