@Cyclideon It always frustrates me so much. If you respect someone and frequently follow their advice, that's not a hierarchy, that's just agreeing with someone. If they have no power to make you do something you don't want to and you're free to disagree with them, then how much you respect them makes no difference!
It's *coercive* hierarchies, y'all. "Justified hierarchies" has so much fucking wiggle room, especially when you realize that authoritarians think *every* hierarchy is justified
Good anarchists don't pretend that all advice is equal or that experience doesn't matter, but do look for hierarchies building from popularity, the overstating of someone's perfection, and over-reliance on someone's experience and scarce knowledge.
It then addresses those factors and looks at how to distribute that knowledge and experience better.
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