Communitarian Arborism

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Communitarian Arborism is a philosophical, social, political, and economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of a self reliant, politically fluid society, namely a socioeconomic order structured upon the ideas of the community above the individual, staunchly pro environmentalism and a selected few decide the governmental policies of the nation, whereas the community itself defines and builds a cultural identity. Communitarian Arborism is mainly based on the reflection and personal understanding one has of the principles, resulting in many possibilities for how it can be implemented.

Communitarian Arborism includes a variety of schools of thought which include a wide arrange of policies, and is widely seen as a leftist ideology. The thought of the ideology looks more at how the culture and community of a group of people functions and how such can maintain itself with the lack of a common meeting place or personal interaction. Communitarian Arborism takes some inspiration from the Singaporean People's Action Party and Singaporean communitarianism.

Etymology

The philosophy of communitarianism originated in the 20th century, but the term "communitarian" was coined in 1841, by John Goodwyn Barmby, a leader of the British Chartist movement, who used it in referring to utopian socialists and other idealists who experimented with communal styles of life. However, it was not until the 1980s that the term "communitarianism" gained currency through association with the work of a small group of political philosophers. The concept of Arborism coined by Archie Birch is based around the idea of mixing environmentalist and medicinal policies for implementation in a societal, human and nature realms.

History

Communitarian Arborism was first founded as Gilleasbaigism by Archie Birch in 2018, which promoted the development of a nation through community support and Libertarian Socialism. In mid 2020, Archie Birch revised the Gilleasbaigism ideology and renamed it Birchism and held a focus on community support and development through the promotion of a strong government and self reliance while also helping others.

In 2021, Archie Birch announced the change of government and direction of Misberia to become a Principality and to become more self isolated following many scandals and issues within the Microwiki Community, with much support from the citizens of Misberia, Birchism was revised to become Communitarian Arborism. With the new changes in the government and ideology focused more on Communitarianism and Environmentalism, Misberia and Archie Birch, followed a more vocal and local based community with the Third Royal Council being announced, as well as the government officially being recognized as a Communitarian Arborist in the new constitution of the nation.

Theory

Communitarian Arborist political thought and theory are diverse but share several core elements. The dominant forms of Communitarian Arborism are based on the founding ideals of Communitarian Arborism, as described by Archie Birch, commonly known as Birchist Communitarian Arborism. Common elements include being theoretical rather than ideological, identifying political parties not by ideology but by class and economic, cultural and workers interest.

Communitarianism

Communitarianism is the belief that a perfect society relies not of the ambition of personal individualism, but rather consists of the responsibilities of cohesive communal structures. Communitarian Arborism sets up communities to support the greater good. Emphasis is placed not on the inherent rights a government owes to an individual, but rather the inherent responsibilities an individual owes to their community. Communitarian Arborism tends to push cultural and political development towards North American values.

Libertarian Socialism

Communitarian Arborism promotes Libertarian Socialism and it advocates a worker-oriented system of production and organization in the workplace that in some aspects radically departs from neoclassical economics in favor of democratic cooperatives or common ownership of the means of production. Communitarian Arborism proposes that this economic system be executed in a manner that attempts to maximize the liberty of individuals and minimize concentration of power or authority. Adherents propose achieving this through decentralization of political and economic power, usually involving the socialization of most large-scale private property and enterprise.

Environmentalism

Environmental preservation is a main component of the Communitarian Arborist movement, and is viewed as the setting aside of natural resources to prevent damage caused by contact with humans or by certain human activities, such as logging, mining, hunting, and fishing, often to replace them with new human activities such as tourism and recreation. Regulations and laws to combat the damage done to the Earth and to promote a greener existence with the Earth are commonly promoted by the movement, as well as promoting the concepts and values used by the Native Americans of North America for a better way of co-existence with nature.

Isolationism

Communitarian Arborism promotes isolationist policies to isolate one's country from the affairs of other micronations and other political entities by declining to enter into alliances, foreign economic commitments, international agreements, and generally attempting to make one's economy entirely self-reliant; seeking to devote the entire efforts of one's country to its own advancement, both diplomatically and economically, while remaining in a state of peace by avoiding foreign entanglements and responsibilities.

Government

Communitarian Arborism promotes a small leading government, which oversees the political development of the nation, including its laws, policies and international affairs. The movement promotes the usage of a ruling council with to advise the government. Working conditions and public land are overseen by the worker's themselves, with the council being able to step in, should things go array. Likewise, the cultural and economic development of the nation is promoted though community projects and community programs, with the government having little over sight into the development of either.

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