: I suppose that disregarding my many positive proposals for mobilizing workers against capital---proposals such as democratic production, socialist incentive and organizing the struggle around skill, not pay
SDF: So your utopia is better than other utopias, it's got all sorts of cute bells and whistles. IT'S STILL A UTOPIA. THe ideas I have are ideas for doing things NOW, and I sure as hell don't plan on sharing them with YOU. Plan on telling us any time under what conditions a VIOLENT REVOLUTION will be FEASIBLE? When for instance will a direct attack on the Pentagon be a piece of cake?
---in favor of turning Craig Calhoun and your fetish of him is much more constructive.
SDF: Is Craig Calhoun the ONLY thing mentioned in that post? No. So maybe it's YOUR fetish. But don't let ME stop you in your quest for the perfect cult.
: I mean, if we all read your favorite post again and again, then we shall all see the light, won't we?
SDF: Maybe you'll start to ASK QUESTIONS. Naaaaah, it's no use.
: The real question is: does Sam have a positive contribution to make---or is he simply another defeatist academic with nothing more to offer than negative criticisms?
SDF: You can drop the pretence (or embarrass yourself further), we all know you don't give a shit about any ideas that aren't either yours, Marx's, Lenin's, or Trotsky's. You certainly didn't give a shit about MINE when I was posting them here.
: Hell, Gee can do that (with much less pretense).
SDF: In the words of the ultimately self-absorbed Stoller, if I was here to MAKE FRIENDS, I'd be a LIBERAL. Now go out and accuse THE PEOPLE of being "a bunch of liberals waving picket-signs". Then go to your capitalist superiors and tell them you've successfully split the left again.