Aggregated polls for forum # 102
Anarcho-Leninist Debate on State--quick comments

How do we get to a classless society?
What will happen between now and the time that humanity creates a genuinely classless society with no state, no money and no armed bodies of men to push people around?

The existing state will be gradually replaced by collectives with no need for any kind of state
61%   (298 votes)
The existing state will be overthrown and then replaced by collectives with no need for any kind of state
7%   (33 votes)
The present bourgeois state will be overthrown and replaced by a different kind of state that is controlled by the majority of society and then the need for a state, money, cops, etc will be gradually eliminated
9%   (46 votes)
Humanity will never create a classless society with no state, no money, no cops, etc
4%   (21 votes)
The existing problems in present-day society will gradually be resolved as people become more educated and then use our existing democracy to vote more enlightened politicians into office
5%   (22 votes)
this is a stupid question 4%   (18 votes)
not sure 6%   (28 votes)
other 4%   (21 votes)
Total = 487 votes

How did you learn about this website?
an email list 65%   (311 votes)
Indymedia site 12%   (56 votes)
link from a website 10%   (46 votes)
friend recommended 8%   (37 votes)
other 6%   (28 votes)
Total = 478 votes

Are you following the action?
not reading at all--it's a big waste of time 63%   (301 votes)
have looked at or skimmed some posts 13%   (61 votes)
have read and thought about most posts 14%   (65 votes)
have read carefully or studied all posts 7%   (35 votes)
other 4%   (17 votes)
Total = 479 votes

This debate looks to be
a big waste of time 63%   (301 votes)
somewhere in between 13%   (61 votes)
useful and promising 12%   (59 votes)
not sure 9%   (43 votes)
other 3%   (13 votes)
Total = 477 votes

Your political philosophy is
committed to anarchism 65%   (309 votes)
leaning toward anarchism 7%   (34 votes)
leaning toward marxism 6%   (30 votes)
committed to marxism 8%   (39 votes)
reformist 3%   (16 votes)
radical 2%   (9 votes)
not sure 3%   (16 votes)
other 5%   (22 votes)
Total = 475 votes

How old are you?
less than 15 67%   (320 votes)
15 - 20 years 6%   (30 votes)
20 - 25 years 7%   (33 votes)
25 - 30 years 5%   (23 votes)
30 - 40 years 4%   (20 votes)
40 - 50 years 3%   (16 votes)
50 - 60 years 3%   (16 votes)
60 - 70 years 3%   (14 votes)
more than 70 1%   (6 votes)
Total = 478 votes

What are you?
student 66%   (314 votes)
worker (or worker/student) 13%   (64 votes)
unemployed 10%   (47 votes)
retired 8%   (37 votes)
other 3%   (16 votes)
Total = 478 votes