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FRR Audiobooks: A Funny Thought on a New Way to Play

  • Posted on: 31 May 2018
  • By: Dirtroll

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Turn to your parents or children and say, “this is a game.” Turn to your friends and enemies and say, “this is a game.” Say silently to your self and any imaginary entities you discover in solitude, “this is a game.” See what happens next.

What are all the games we are playing and what are their structures, patterns, and implications outside of that game context?

Topic of the Week: Play

  • Posted on: 22 August 2016
  • By: thecollective

Of all the human experiences, play has one of the greatest potentials to tell us about ourselves. To some, play represents an essence that seems to evoke the child or the animal in a person and it has been argued that humans distinguish themselves precisely by the manner and frequency by which they play. In this topic of the week, we’re looking at the anarchist idea of play.

Topic of the Week: Sports, Games, and Play

  • Posted on: 17 April 2016
  • By: thecollective

The spectacle of professional sports, capitalism, and people making millions of dollars to perform in front of an audience seem to have little in common with anarchism. However, anarchists especially those in Europe and Latin America have a rich past of being involved in various sporting clubs, local community organizations, and associations especially with relation to soccer (football).

topic of the week: Games and Anarchy

  • Posted on: 11 January 2016
  • By: thecollective

Games are ubiquitous, and, as they become bigger and bigger money-earners, they're gaining in social cred (here is a link to someone promoting games as a way to solve serious world issues http://www.ted.com/talks/daphne_bavelier_your_brain_on_video_games?langu... although the idea of putting so much responsibility on fun seems contradictory).