"I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense the only arms I allow myself to use -- silence, exile, and cunning." -- James Joyce
Another One Bites the Dust
When anarchists want to point to working, stateless social orders, one the frequently point to is the great medieval trade fairs. Well, oops: "It finds that contract enforcement at the fairs did not take the form of private-order or corporative mechanisms, but was provided by public institutions."