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Posted by: Samuel Day Fassbinder ( Citizens for Mustard Greens, USA ) on April 21, 1999 at 12:38:03:

In Reply to: New model for the Sovereign Individual posted by borg on April 19, 1999 at 18:48:17:

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: : SDF: No, the point is that the dominant Euro white property-owning male has continued to be the model for "individuality" even though such individualities, such people, have had to recognize the real individualities of, for instance, the 1/6 of planetary human population that starves to death, or the victims of American imperialism as it crushed those in the world who espoused alternative ways of conceptualizing individuality, or the 500,000 non-Whites who died in Rwanda (with the help of the West) over the past few years... the point is that the stupidity about individuality has persisted not only among those who own and rule, but their ideological dupes as well.

: If we live under such a giant conspiracy,

SDF: Did I say we live under a "conspiracy"? If I did, please show me where. If the Russians conquer Afghanistan, and the US conquers El Salvador, are the Russians and the Americans "conspiring"? The fact that individuals in various situations, not in communication with each other, are acting with similar ideological motives, does not make them a "conspiracy."

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