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It's very brave to prefer open debate to glorious violence

Posted by: Tommy the Terrorist ( New World Order ) on April 13, 1999 at 11:28:41:

In Reply to: Stink bombs and vandalism is not exactly 'non-violent' posted by Mike Bacon on February 24, 1999 at 13:36:26:

: You mean stink bombs and vandal acts aren't violent? What I was saying is there are things you just don't do. For instance, if you value your well-being, don't try to burglarize somebody's automobile or home. And also, don't aggravate McD customers by screwing their food up or forcing them to have to leave the joint. You bring whatever consequence of your actions on yourself.

Why shouldn't they? At least in England, a person apparently can get off a lot more lightly if he merely vandalizes a business, than if he hands out mostly-but-possibly-not-entirely-true pamphlets about their activities.

It's very brave to prefer open debate to glorious violence, when the penalty for speech is higher.

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