[FoRK] Democracy is for Brights

Gary Stock gstock at nexcerpt.com
Mon Mar 5 11:10:13 PST 2012


On 3/5/12 10:14 AM, Charlie Derr wrote:
> On 03/05/2012 09:54 AM, Gary Stock wrote:
>>> It will be interesting to see how far Occupy can get with
>>> its planned Constitutional Convention. Is anyone taking odds on that?
>> Once they've armed and trained for combat at least 50,000+ people 
>> openly willing to die for the cause -- and overtaken, by force, at 
>> least five each of statehouses and Fortune 500 headquarters -- we 
>> might begin to debate their prospects.
>>
>> Otherwise, they have no chance in hell.
>
> Wow, cynical much?

It doesn't require cynicism to realize how difficult change always is.

What other steps or actions, short of that, would be worth betting on?

I'd love to think there's an alternative.  History suggests otherwise.

GS




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