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By Abdullah Ocalan

During this brochure Öcalan's political undertaking, the Democratic Confederalism, is built systematically. A primary feedback of the country nation is by means of an outline of its attainable replacement, a transnational grass-roots democracy. The texts that shape this brochure were compiled from a number of of Öcalan's, as of at the present time, nonetheless untranslated books.

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The state uses coercion as a means of legitimization. Democracies rest on voluntary participation. Democratic confederalism is open towards other political groups and factions. It is flexible, multi-cultural, anti-monopolistic and consensus-oriented. Ecology and feminism are central pillars. This kind of self-administration will require an alternative economy to increase the resources of the society instead of exploiting them and to do justice to the versatile needs of the society. A. DIVERSITY OF THE POLITICAL LANDSCAPE The contradictions of the society and its composition necessitate political groups with both vertical and horizontal hierarchies.

DOMINANCE In democratic confederalism there is no room for any striving for dominance whatsoever. This is particularly true in the field of ideology. Hegemony is a principle that is usually followed by the classic type of civilization. Democratic civilizations refuse hegemonic power and dominant ideologies. Any ways of expression, which cut across the boundaries of democratic self-administration would carry self-administration and freedom of expression ad absurdum. The collective handling of the matters of the society needs understanding, respect of dissenting opinions and democratic ways of decision-making.

There is no balance between the individual and the state. Obedience is regarded as a great virtue. In contrast to this, the theory of the democratic modernity offers an adequate approach to all national communities in Turkey to solve their national problems. The project of a democratic Turkish confederation would both strengthen the internal unity of the country and create the conditions for a peaceful existence with the neighboring nations. In spite of geographic boundaries today’s modern communication tools allow for a virtual unity between individuals and communities wherever they may be.

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