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Actually, Barry, greater detail would be good

Posted by: Samuel Day Fassbinder ( Citizens for Mustard Greens, USA ) on October 08, 1999 at 11:00:12:

In Reply to: I think this will wrap it up... posted by Barry Stoller on October 07, 1999 at 10:30:19:

: What is the difference between an employee and an employer? The means of production. To say that a worker has access to the means of production because he or she can ask for a job is brazen prevarication.

SDF: It's like saying that beggars have access to money.

: Now your petty bourgeois perspective is out in the open. And now you know why I advocate the abolition of your bloodsucking, reactionary class!

SDF: I'm waiting for a follow-up to THIS one...

: Spoken like a true supremacist! To say that 'man' is not capable of 'pure self governance' is to repudiate the bourgeois illusions of democracy in favor of... outright dictatorship.

SDF: Dictatorship, to its advocates, is always "dictatorship by me". If I were dictator, I would show all of the advocates of dictatorship what "dictatorship by somebody else" is REALLY like.

: More of your 50-year scheme! Who was talking about pie in the sky?

SDF: I'm waiting for the explanation of how the 50-year schemes get around THIS hurdle...

: : I was in the process of evaluating various employee [health] programs available to me as a small business but since you made me feel like a feudal lord for considering their well being maybe I'll just give that up for a new moat.

: Is that supposed to be funny? Pray your workers never hear such words!

SDF: It shouldn't be too difficult to track down Stuart Gort's employers and send them a copy of the above... what's that saying, "put your money where your mouth is..."

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