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What was individualism for Max Stirner?

The ego is the essence of what makes up every individual. Mankind’s ego tells him that he is entitled to all of the resources of the earth. So, if people were to be true to their nature they would pursue that aim.

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Define the term Nihilism in the context of individualist anarchism.

Nihil translates to nothing, nihilists oppose all forms of social organisation viewing social organisation including society as a hindrance to an individual’s achieving their full potential.