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If there were 2 of me to 1 of you presumably you would.

Posted by: Gee ( si ) on December 17, 1999 at 14:10:13:

In Reply to: Did I appoint you my spokesperson or something? posted by Stoller on December 16, 1999 at 22:36:25:

: Sure I am, and (under advanced bourgeois law) I have the right to agitate.

How you need those bourgeios!

:I am simply urging that they DO SO.

You really think they want it? Russia might collapse backwards into it, but I would'nt hold your breath for the rest of the world.

: One hundred unarmed people versus one dude with a machine gun ALTERS simple numerical strength. It is MORE THAN POSSIBLE that majorities can face OVERWHELMING FORCE held by minorities. That only makes the struggle more pronounced, more vigorous when it does occur.

All very sound - but youre relying on that theoretical model to explain why millions of Americans are going to the ball game rather than risk revolution. Do you really think all these things Americans are gettng up are displacement activities borne from the stress of latent revolutionary zeal?

: What an elitist sentiment.

Look over some 'what people do' stats, such as those you provide regarding jobs. I think I'm understanding it though - you really do think theyre all going arounf horribly oppressed - you need to believe it.

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