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1. A political theory advocating the elimination of governments and governmental restrain and the substitution of voluntary cooperation among individuals.
2. Behavior intended to overthrow or weaken a society’s formal system of government.
3. Resistance to all forms of authority or control.

Anarchism may be described as the doctrine that all the affairs of men should be managed by individuals or voluntary associations, and that the State should be abolished.

—Benjamin R. Tucker, State Socialism and Anarchism

Anarchism is the only philosophy which brings to man the consciousness of himself; which maintains that God, the State, and society are non-existent, that their promises are null and void, since they can be fulfilled only through man’s subordination.

—Emma Goldman (1869-1940), American anarchist
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