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Rewilding (anarchism)

Rewilding means to a more natural wild state; it is the process of undoing domestication . [1] [2] The term of anarchism and anarcho-primitivism political theories, in which humans are believed to be “civilized” or “domesticated” by industrial and agricultural progress. Supporters of rewilding argues that through the process of domestication, human wildness has been altered by force. [3]

Rewilding is about dismantling the culture of human domestication and returning to the lifeways of pre- agrarian human cultures. Though Often associated with primitive skills and learning knowledge of wild plants and animals , it emphasizes regenerative Management land technology employed by hunter-gatherers and horticulturalists , as well as development of the senses and Fostering deepening personal relationships with members of other species and the natural world . [4] [5] Rewilding intends to create a permanent human culture beyond domestication. [6]

Rewilding is considered a holistic approach to living, as opposed to skills, or a specific set of knowledge. [7]


Rewilding is most associated with green anarchy and anarcho-primitivism or anti-civilization and post-civilization anarchism in general. [8]

Within the framework of a modern and social social context, both experiential and “book knowledge” are considered to be relevant, including all non-human species. citation needed ]Participants in these events and communities directly benefiting from the communities’ actions and efforts. citation needed ] Instead of seeking to “return” to an earlier state of human existence or go back to the land, past and the present to create a more ideal society. quote needed ]

In Culture

In 2012 musician / clown Zack of Rouda , released the album “Rewild Or Die” [9]

In 2015 activist / musician Jadis Mercado , released the album “Rewild Things” [10]

See also

  • Pleistocene Rewilding
  • Green Anarchist
  • Hemeroby
  • Species Traitor
  • The World Without Us


  1. Jump up^ Urban Scout (2008)Rewild or Die. Urban Scout LLC, Oregon. pg. 1.ISBN 978-0-578-03248-1
  2. Jump up^ Olsen, Miles (2012)Unlearn, Rewild. New Society Publishing, British Columbia, CAN. pg. 10.ISBN 978-0-86571-721-3
  3. Jump up^ GA Collective & Coalition Against Civilization, “The Origins of Civilization”
  4. Jump up^ Urban Scout (2008)Rewild or Die. Urban Scout LLC, Oregon. ISBN 978-0-578-03248-1
  5. Jump up^ Medrano, Finisia (2011)Growing Up in Occupied America. Lulu Press, Oregon. ISBN 978-1-257-17786-8
  6. Jump up^ “Rewilding” fromGreen Anarchist Infoshop
  7. Jump up^ Urban Scout (2008)Rewild or Die. Urban Scout LLC, Oregon. pg. 1.ISBN 978-0-578-03248-1
  8. Jump up^ The GA & Wildroots Collectives, “A Primer for a Balanced Existence Amid the Ruins of Civilization”
  9. Jump up^ “Rewild Or Die (2012), by Zack of the Rouda” . Zack of Rouda . Retrieved 2017-03-15 .
  10. Jump up^ ” ” Rewild Things “entry on Discogs.com” . Discogs.com . Retrieved February 17, 2017 .

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