CHOOSING TO SERVE
                      The more participatory a social system is, the more total its control
                      is because the individual identifies herself with his role within the
                      system. In other words, a democratic structure is the most efficient
                      way yet developed to integrate individuals into a social system, to
                      make them feel that they are essentially a part of a social machine.
                      Partial rebellions, in the form of "radical "issues, which use
                      democratic methods or demand more justice, equality or
                      participation in democratic processes become lubricant for the
                      machinery of social control.
                      Those who rebel against the social context in its totality as they
                      confront it in their lives are called hooligans, delinquents, enemies of
                      "the People". They cannot be tolerated in a democratic system (not
                      even the consensus process systems of certain so-called radical and
                      anarchist groups) because their actions undermine the ideological
                      basis of such systems, by showing that individual freedom grows out
                      of self-determined activity, not any sort of decision-making process.
                      Radical groups will merely expel such troublemakers, but within the
                      larger social context, they must be punished, rehabilitated or
                      destroyed if caught.
                      Democracy is never anarchic, no matter how direct. Democratic
                      decisions are not the decisions/actions of free individuals. They are
                      merely choices made between the options offered by the social
                      context, choices separated from the actions of individuals and used
                      to control those actions, to subject them to the will of the group, the
                      society. So to choose to participate in democratic processes is to
                      choose to serve, to be a slave to a will outside of oneself. No
                      free-spirited individual would accept the will of the majority or the
                      group consensus as a way of determining how to live anymore than
                      she would accept the will of a dictator or the central committee. I do
                      not merely a want a say in how society creates my life. I want my life
                      to by my own to create as I desire.

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