The agorae and assemblies of Ancient Greece could similarly be understood as facilitating forms of many-to-many communication, and doing so in ways that, albeit imperfectly, embody some of the democratic processes common to anarchist and radical politics
- Reading Chapter 2 of Anarchist Cybernetics I am stoked. It (briefly) mentions slime mould and bird flocks as examples of self-organisation in nature. I studied this kind of thing in Evolutionary and adaptive systems. And it mentions the potential for decentralised Political organisation afforded by the many-to-many communication of e.g. social media. Like Free, Fair and Alive this book is tying together a lot of my interests in one place.
- Architecture of participation
1 Elsewhere in the garden
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