Early Adopters vs. Late Bloomers

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What are the consequences of becoming an anarchist earlier in life vs. later? Which of these options better describes your path? How can diverse entryways influence new forms of anarchy?

Motivations for wanting to rebel can differ with age. A younger person might seek to escape a senseless life laid out ahead of them, while an older person might be fed up with having lived one for decades. Given these different paths lead to different results down the road, what can we learn from when we started pursuing anarchy? Do you credit striking while the iron is hot in your youth, or did your delayed entry into anarchism lead to more longevity? Looking back, what stereotypes proved true and which did you avoid? Did you arrive too early or too late? How does this perspective guide you going forward?


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