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My goodness

Posted by: David ( USA ) on September 27, 1999 at 01:26:19:

In Reply to: Thanks. posted by Winslow Wacker on September 20, 1999 at 20:37:27:

: : SDF: So I'm listening. What are you all doing about capitalism?

: At the risk of being branded a "corporatist newspeaker" again by some of the more vain socialists here (not you good sir), some of us are resisting the ageless rhetoric of unity and delegation and are forming small affinity groups in order to avoid becoming the target of already laid down assault paths: e.g., parties with their mass demonstrations, unions with their phoney strikes, etc. In this way our self-activity doesn't have the chance of being abducted by leaders (or targeted by cops) and we can fight capitalism on our own terms: e.g., keeping the supervisors in check via intimidation, slow-downs, sabotage, never ratting on a co-worker, wildcat strikes, threats, refusing to compete with co-workers etc.

My goodness. Your shortsightedness is amazing. Do you really think that sabotage is going to keep your supervisors in check? Do you believe it is morally right to use intimidation and force to innfluence others? Why don't you go kidnap their families and hold them as a sort of collateral in case those kniving supervisors get "out of line."
Refusing to rat out a co-worker? Yeah, jonnie may be stealing from the company but I sure as hell won't say anything about it, afterall it keeps those damn supervisors from oppressing us!
Do you honestly think that this sort of destructive behavior will actually result in increased wages or better working conditions?

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