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I just wish, intra-anarchist, we encouraged truth telling. That the default mode of communication in the current culture (anarchists included) is to never be exactly authentic in our words, even with friends, is a hallmark of how fucked up this culture is. Isn't clear communication anarchist on its face? As in, isn't it non-hierarchical to be straight across in communication? When we lie we assume a lesser status to the person we lie to and amongst ourselves, this is odd. Though, of course, all the usual exceptions apply. I just think the habit of lying gets us in trouble when the situation changes and we need to rely on others to have our backs, but they are so deep into bullshitting they are useless.