: 1) you could hang around spouting revolutionary rhetoric ad infinitum and never have more than a few middle class Uni students commited to the revolution
: 2) You can start without waiting for the whole world to agree with you - any way you can - and then see your community in practice influence people, which it would do alot more than talking about revolutions.
So a small collection of comrades either BUY some means of production or they EXPROPRIATE some means of production in order to initiate the 'propaganda of deed.'
Option 1: They must have a LOT OF MONEY in the first place---
Option 2: They expropriate some means of production---but, because they are such a small group, the Janet Reno squad easily kills them all.
'Small-is-beautiful socialism' is either PRIVATE PROPERTY socialism (a contradiction in terms if there ever was one) or terrorism.
But neither is socialism.