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Harvard Square Occupation is my Catharsis for a Personal Tragedy (english)
07 Nov 2003
Modified: 05:09:51 PM
My anger towards an unfair system and the pervasivce "concealment" mentality of Americans pushed me to the brink, but Im back with a vengeance. Join the Resistance on Saturdays in Harvard Square.
I should start first by saying that I am an anti-Zionist. In saying that, you should understand that I hate Israel, and I think that Israelis are no better than Nazis in their ideaology and their practices. The Palestinians have the right to exist, perhaps even more so than any people in the Middle East.

Let us now consider Zionism. Zionism attributes to a class of individuals various rights and privileges that it denies to others that are not members of that class. In the case of Zionism, the designated class with superior rights is the class of Jews. Among the specific rights attributed to this class are the right to live in what is now called Israel, the right to travel on specific roads in what is now called the West Bank and Gaza, the right to control the movements and organization of another group of human beings known as Palestinians, and the right to superior access to the Israeli legal system. The consequence of these additional rights has been the slaughter and expatriation of Palestinians. Palestinians have been harassed, humiliated, disenfranchised, and killed. Zionism, for these deeds, finds itself with history's class of evil and racist ideologies. Zionism belongs with other similar ideologies such as White Supremacy, Japanese Supremacy, and India's caste system.

This brings me to my personal experience. My grandmother lived into her seventies. All of my life, I was lead to believe that I was born of a Christian family, and I came to loathe that religion as well because of its pious and hypocritical ideaology. I was abused by my father, and our family was poor. My mother often forced my to shoplift for items of food for dinner. She once even concealed a steak in my sister's diaper. Fortunately, she was never caught. Meanwhile, my grandmother lived in luxury, and even though she had the means to help, she chose not to. She believed that each person made their own heaven or hell on Earth. That's why I dont believe in God. On her deathbead, she revealed something to me which called a rage from within me which forever changed my life.

After living a very long life as a very intelligent and sharp woman, my grandmother suffered a brain ailment. I may be dying of the same ailment. She was of Scottish descent. One of her ancestors had the family name Snow. In her last weeks of life, she said many things that seemed out of character. Her mind was going and she seemed to be living in her own world. Her last words were, "I am a Jew" or "I am now a Jew." We don't know why she said this. It took everyone by surprise. Those words made me very very angry. One night, after the family had gone to bed, I snuck into her bedroom. I could see her sleeping face by the light of the moon in her bed. I felt nothing but hate for this woman who now revealed that she was a Jew. I slowly picked up the spare pillow which lay by her bed, and put it over her face. I pressed very hard and she began to struggle. She was a frail woman, so it didnt take long for her to smother to death.

I stood there with the pillow still pressed to her face, and looked down at her lifeless form. I felt no remorse at all. I hated her and what she stood for. Then I began to cry. I realized that I was a Jew, and I hated myself for that. The next morning, nobody suspected how my grandmother died because they all expected it to come soon. I have lived with the guilt for all of this time, and now I am an anarchist. I do not support government, I do not support Israel, and I do not believe in God. If you would like to share a similar experience with me, I am in Harvard Square every Saturday next to the subway station. Buy some stickers, or just talk. I could really use a friend.

Stephen R. DeVoy
See also:
http://www.rationalanarchism.org/stevedevoy/israel.htm

Comments

OH MY GOD (english)
07 Nov 2003
Oh my God. I hope you fucking burn in hell for what you did.
Forged post. (english)
07 Nov 2003
The above publication is a forged post. It was published by my cyber stalker. Please remove it.

For more information on cyber stalking, please see the following link:

http://www.cyber-stalking.net/
One last thing on this libel. (english)
07 Nov 2003
My Grandmother was a wonderful person, very intelligent, and very honerable. How dare you use her in an effort to smear me!

She died while I was 1500 miles away in Austin, Texas.

As for whether or not she was a Jew, it is meaningless to me. I don't believe race or religion matter. I would be just as happy to be part Jewish as to not be part Jewish.

Your obsession with smearing me with regard to Jews is based purely on my anti-Zionist position. If you need to sink so low in order to dismiss my arguments against Zionism, you have already lost the argument.

Other accusations by this cyber stalker, all of which are untrue:

Accused me of killing my father. My father read the post. He's alive and well.

Accused me of killing my mother. My mother is alive and well and cannot understand how anyone could be so sick and vile as to make such a statement.

Accused me of pedophilia. An absurd charge which is completely false.

Accused me of selling government secrets. I had no access to such secrets.

This cyber stalker is mentally ill to the extreme. Find some other outlet!
I dont know wether to believe it or not. (english)
07 Nov 2003
I have read your posts before, and you are definitely an anti-Semite. You refer to Zionists and Nazis and your website stinks of anti-Semitism. I am a Jew, but I dont talk about Palestinians nearly as you do about Israel. Before this story was posted, I didnt see any connection with your anarchism and your anti-Semitism. Now, I do. I clicked the link you (or whomever) posted, and it went right to your website. At least half of the story above is directly from your website.
Note to the Sane Who Might Read This (english)
07 Nov 2003
It is obvious that the weekly protests in Harvard Square are becoming so effective in communicating the truth and the facts about the Bush Administration that some demented individuals are trying to attack it with any means at their disposal. The spurious post above is an example.

In case anyone wants to know the truth, the protests at Harvard Square are open to anyone who has something to say about the current state of politics in America. Stephen DeVoy, who is one of the protesters, does not represent any of the awful things claimed in the false post above. If you come out to Harvard Square (at the T station facing AuBonPain) you can meet him and decide for yourself.

As for the others who attend, including me, I would welcome any rational conversation about the United States and its policies, which, under the Bush-Cheney administration, are becoming more destructive, more horrible, more fascist every day.

Long live freedom of speech! Even if it means we must defend ourselves against lies and taunts of apparently sick individuals who need psychiatric help. Sadly, more and more Bush "supporters" are doing nothing but fomenting violence, libelous attacks, and disinformation. If you support Bush and want to have a rational conversation, then you ought to speak your mind and be considerate of the right of others to speak theirs. This is still a DEMOCRACY the last time I checked. Not a totalitarian fascist state where we are all expected to kiss the ass of the "leader" while he kicks us in the teeth!
Regarding the Cyber Stalker and Libel (english)
07 Nov 2003
You think that because you published my medical diagnosis of paranoid personality disorder, people wont take me seriously, right? Well you are mistaken. Many people take Zoloft, and under the direction of a physician, there is absolutely nothing wrong with taking medications which correct problems. Some people take aspirin for headaches, others take insulin for diabetes. I take Zoloft to correct a severe social disorder, and I feel much better for it.

Why do you people persist in this harassment? I think that this IMC should just leave the story posted so that it serves as an example of how low some of you will stoop to attack dissidents. When I say that President Bush will kill for oil, it is political. When you say that I killed for hatred, that is personal. When I smothered my grandmother, I might have done her a favor.
Your protests are kinda lame. I went there. (english)
07 Nov 2003
I mean, Harvard Square is for everybody. Its not some soap box where you slam the government. I am attending Harvard on a government scholarship, and I dont like what I see on Saturday in the Square. I dont have a car, and so the Square is one of the few places where I can go and hang out away from campus. You idiots just fuck it all up. Your crude signs and garbage just make the whole scene unpleasant. Why dont you just go elsewhere to protest. Like Maine.
Couldnt you be considered a cyber stalker? (english)
07 Nov 2003
"Obviously, there are many factors to be considered, but for now, the simple definition offered by D'Ovidio and Doyle (2003) may suffice:

Cyberstalking is defined as the repeated use of the Internet, e-mail, or related digital electronic communication devices to annoy, alarm, or threaten a specific individual or group of individuals."


Given that definition, then your continued harassment of Israelies, the Bush Administration, and other right wing groups and individuals that you feature on your website could also be considered cyber stalking. Your use of their images an d sale of bumper stickers bearing their names is also cyber stalking, right? Seems to me like you are talking out of the side of your neck.
FUCK YOU, DeVoy (english)
07 Nov 2003
"Long live freedom of speech! Even if it means we must defend ourselves against lies and taunts of apparently sick individuals who need psychiatric help. Sadly, more and more Bush "supporters" are doing nothing but fomenting violence, libelous attacks, and disinformation. If you support Bush and want to have a rational conversation, then you ought to speak your mind and be considerate of the right of others to speak theirs"

1.) Freedom of speech was doing fine before you anarchists started trying to say it didnt exist. If that were true, then your signs, your websites and your t-shirts would be illegal.

2.) The lies and taunts of apparently sick individuals (You yourself have admitted that you are prescribed medication for depression) describes you and your heroin addict anarchist friends bashing the government of my country.

3.) Fomenting violence is something the anarchists do very well, and merely to bring down a government. This is America, not Iraq. If you want anarchy, then catch a plane.

4.) I support Bush, and when I speak my mind, it is in support of the country where I live, where my family lives, and where we have more freedoms than every other country on earth. Anarchists dont have a right to speak here, because their political beliefsa are against ALL governments no matter what country they belong to.

GET THE HELL OUT OF AMERICA, Traitors.
Another forged post. (english)
07 Nov 2003
The comment above with the follow text is forged:

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You think that because you published my medical diagnosis of paranoid personality disorder, people wont take me seriously, right? Well you are mistaken. Many people take Zoloft, and under the direction of a physician, there is absolutely nothing wrong with taking medications which correct problems. Some people take aspirin for headaches, others take insulin for diabetes. I take Zoloft to correct a severe social disorder, and I feel much better for it.

Why do you people persist in this harassment? I think that this IMC should just leave the story posted so that it serves as an example of how low some of you will stoop to attack dissidents. When I say that President Bush will kill for oil, it is political. When you say that I killed for hatred, that is personal. When I smothered my grandmother, I might have done her a favor.
*******************************************************

I did not post that message.

As for the comments from a "student at Harvard," sorry, buddy but we all know, by now, that this cyber stalker regularly posts under other identities. Our protests are very popular and they are effective. We will continue them.

Finally, I'd like to address the cyber stalker. Here is my proof that your harassment is personal and not motivated by some kind of dedication to cause.

You constantly harass me claiming that I am an anti-Semite. The only "evidence" supporting your claim comes in the form of forged posts made by you in my name. Nothing I have written is anti-Semitic. This should be no surprise because I am not an anti-Semite. I am, however, an anti-Zionist and as such I will write articles and statements condemning the Government of Israel and those that support the Government of Israel. I will do this frequently and I will do it without apology. If you don't like it, tought shit!

Now, unlike my website, there are thousands of websites that do attack Jews. Their are lots of anti-Semitic websites. There are even ostensibly anti-Zionist websites that DO spend much of their time attacking Jews for being Jews. My website is not one of those websites.

Since there are many anti-Semitic websites and other websites that combine anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism, why do you spend your time attacking me and my website rather than these real anti-Semitic websites and the anti-Semites behind them? The only possible explanation is that your attacks are personally motivated and not politically motivated.

Since you do not come out in the open and attach your name to your libel and slander, you are obviously a coward.

While I believe that I have already determined who you are, I will leave that a secret for the moment. Instead, I will address the classes of individuals that could have such hatred to launch a public personal vendetta.

(1) An ex-boss.

Hey ex-boss, get over it. I thought you were an asshole so I quit and found another job. I still think you're an asshole.

(2) A layed-off ex-employee.

I've only once had to lay people off. The list of people that were laid off was not of my making. It was compiled by the individual that previously managed the department. I discovered one day after being made department director that the previous director chose to place me in charge because he didn't want anyone angry at hime when the layoff came. 15 people were laid off because upper management lied to all employees, including management, about their accounts and had to remove 15 jobs immediately in order to keep the company from closing. I protested against laying anyone off and fought to not lay off my people. As a consequence, only one person reporting directly to me was laid off. All of the other 14 people came from other managers. When there was a layoff, I voluntarily paid for the health insurance of several people out of my own salary so that they would be covered while seeking work. I am not rich and no one made me do this. I chose to do it.

(3) Jilted ex-girlfriend:

Sorry, if you're not part of my life its because I don't want you to be part of my life. I'm married now and very happy. From your behavior on line, all I can say is I'm happy it didn't work out.

So, there it is. Pick the one that is for you and live with it.
fer faux sake (english)
07 Nov 2003
you all are something else. Your like two five year olds fighting and name calling.
please go do something else with your lives

friendly anok
Now I'm convinced that Zionists are sickos. (english)
07 Nov 2003
Observer's comment convinced me that Zionists are sick, very sick.