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Commentary :: Globalization
Capitalism Loves Violent Revolution
07 Dec 2005
keeping peace
Capitalism Loves Violent Revolution

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Had a talk with a fellow today saying that however much we want to avoid a violent response to the innate fascism of capitalism we may not be able to. I suggested to him that he was only giving voice to his own fear of facing his personal responsibility. A 'personal responsibility' is as individual as any ego, though many egos share similar delusions (A.K.A. the 'from birth' lies we are taught- that democracy is good- that voting gives control- that food comes from the market- that money is only a neutral tool- that the 'now' is come to through 'choices' and not through an inevitable flow of a singular event that could be described as 'all motion').

Instead many find that they would rather rely on the tactics taught to us by the exact world we would oppose. Instead of taking the moral responsibility to stop paying taxes we would organize mass violent demonstrations that would see Grand Freemason Temples and police stations themselves under siege... the adage is true- live violently, die violently.

The peaceful suggestion to this very imagined scenario comes simply- if one would risk everything to counter a damning and torturous mentality why not risk everything by living our lives while calmly disregarding the system that is repressing the people. Stop paying taxes. Don't be afraid of getting arrested again and again and again (even until you die) in not giving authority to the government and all agents and agencies under the thing that calls itself the 'crown'.

When we decry the brutality of the police remember that you may be decrying yourself, if you are the one paying their salary--- it IS that simple.

Collect and sow the seeds of good food. Practice patience so as to be able to face the unknown. Support the notion of tent-city because it is these people who have felt the brunt of the spite of capitalism. Consider that we help maintain this world because we have been maliciously taught to specifically be afraid of anarchy; consider that ‘anarchy’ may come to be a heart-achingly beautiful word. The world of trust is real, as real as community.

in peace,

David Arthur Johnston

Victoria, BC, Canada

Hatrackman (at) Yahoo.com

Home page- http://www.angelfire.com/apes/hatrackman

Journal of the Occupation of St. Ann's Academy (Victoria, BC, Canada)- http://www.angelfire.com/apes/hatrackman/welcome.htm

Interactive Documentary on the 'Right to Sleep'- http://www.therighttosleep.com and http://www.loveandfearlessness.com

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If You're Going To Serve Time?
08 Dec 2005
Stop paying illegal tax? Will surely give someone prison time.
If you're going to do time? Why not go the full route?
Peaceful means? Ask King, Kennedy or X!