German artist Herbert Brün talked a lot about floating hierarchies. or social systems based in growth and evolution—rather than stagnation and diminishing returns. an ecology of the shared mind that thrives beyond the pale of good and evil.
here’s a couple of succinct and eloquent pointers offered by him regarding the issue:
AGREEMENT IS A NONVIOLENT WAY OF MAKING ANOTHER PERSON SUPERFLUOUS.
PEACE IS SATISFIED BY US BEING ABLE TO HAVE OUR CONFLICTS [WITHOUT VIOLENCE].
OUR CONFLICTS SATISFY OUR NEED FOR PEACE.
WE HAVE TO FIND A METHOD OF LANGUAGING THAT DOESN’T ASSUME PEACE AS A REWARD BUT AS A CONDITION FOR CONFLICT.
WE CAN ONLY ARGUE WITH EACH OTHER WHEN THERE IS PEACE.
WAR PREVENTS US HAVING OUR CONFLICTS.
which are, incidentally, great counterarguments against the trending consensus of policing micro-aggressions, hate speech, and the excesses of the PC culture in general.
A VICTIM IS A PERSON WHO CANNOT ESCAPE A SITUATION WITHOUT VIOLENCE [WHICH DOESN’T MEAN THAT THE PERSON CAN ESCAPE THE SITUATION WITH VIOLENCE]
which brings to mind the greyer areas of the Me Too movement as well. but let’s not step on that landmine here.