Definition funny of Bakunin:

urbanLeading anarchist theorist of the nineteenth century. Author of "Statism and Anarchy", "God and the State" and a number of critical essays on Marxism. Best-known for the slogan, "the urge to destroy is a creative urge" (as in, "I want to create some smashed glass from that McDonald's window over there") - very much a spiky. The basic idea here is that clearing space occupied by existing (violent) relations is necessary to create the possibility of a new, liberated world. God and the State is a strongly-worded attack on Christianity for enshrining the idea of unequal power in metaphysical absolutism. "If God existed we would have to overthrow Him". "A boss on heaven is a good excuse for a boss on earth". Bakunin is a strong materialist, one of a number of similarities with Marx. In Statism and Anarchy, he analyses international relations from a perspective which, in common with conventional IR Realism, maintains that states are inherently violent and try to take over as much territory as possible, but which, unlike IR Realism, uses this as a basis to condemn the state. His critique of Marxism is based on its alleged authoritarianism, especially in terms of the idea of dictatorship of the proletariat. He claims that Marxian socialism would inevitably degenerate into a dictatorship by a small stratum of intellectuals and bureaucrats because of its centralism and its lack of support for grassroots activity; also that the better-off workers would rule at the expense of the "lumpen-proletarian" (socially excluded) poor and the peasants. Marx and Engels try to rebut these claims in various essays, accusing the Bakuninists of taking a dogmatic approach to political action and of succumbing to bourgeois nationalism. Today, his work is popular with both anarcho-communists and green anarchists, although they do not usually adopt his peculiar ideas on organisation (emphasising small numbers of professional revolutionaries as a catalyst for a movement which was nevertheless to be popular and mass-based) or his personal prejudices. Down-sides to Bakunin's work include his nationalistic chauvinism and anti-Semitism. Also, he didn't clarify his own theoretical ideas; most of what he wrote is either short pamphlets or is incomplete.

urbanWhen Bakunin's train broke down, he saw a crowd of peasants outside a castle. By the time he got back on, the castle was on fire. Stop spouting all that right-wing shit, or I'll do a Bakunin on your ass.


Songs about Bakunin:

songsBakunin by Rob Henke and The Washington Street Players from the Album Footnotes

songsBakunin by Against All Authority from the Album Nothing New For Trash Like You [Explicit]

songsBakunin The Destroyer [Explicit] by The Guillaume Seam from the Album The Guillaume Seam [Explicit]

songsCamarada Bakunin by Aviador Dro from the Album Síntesis: la Producción al Poder

songsCamarada Bakunin 07 by Aviador Dro & Mystechs from the Album ¡El Combate del Siglo!

songsCarne de Bakunin by Klaus & Kinski from the Album Tierra, Trágalos

songsEl Entierro De Bakunin by Grupo Salvaje from the Album Aqu? Hay Dragones


Books about Bakunin:

booksBakunin: Statism and Anarchy (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought) by Michael Bakunin and Marshall Shatz (Nov 30, 1990)

booksBakunin: The Creative Passion#A Biography by Mark Leier (Dec 1, 2009)

booksBAKUNIN by Brian Morris (May 14, 1993)

booksBakunin And Nechaev by Paul Avrich (Jan 1, 1974)

booksBakunin on Anarchism by Michael Bakunin and Sam Dolgoff (Jun 1, 1980)

booksSelected Writings from Mikhail Bakunin: Essays on Anarchism by Mikhail Aleksandrovich Bakunin (Mar 25, 2010)

booksThe Basic Bakunin (Great Books in Philosophy) by Robert M. Cutler (May 1, 1992)


Wiki information Bakunin:

Mikhail Bakunin
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Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin was a Russian revolutionary anarchist, and founder of collectivist anarchism. He is considered among the most influential figures of anarchism, and one of the principal founders of the "social anarchist" tradition....

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