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  •  Given that we have been working on this issue (1+ / 0-)
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    G2geek

    for what, thirty years now?  If there is ever a time to discuss this it is now.  Simply saying that property damage is off the table unless you are immediately threatened is the easy way out.  There are a huge number of people around the world who are immediately threatened, would you be ok with them damaging the source of that threat or should they just rely on the kindness of the rich and they powerful?

    There revolution will not be televised. But it will be blogged, a lot. Probably more so than is necessary.

    by AoT on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 10:32:47 AM PST

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    •  Beyond the fact that as a (3+ / 0-)
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      James Wells, aliasalias, mightymouse

      Christian I can't tolerate violence, it always seems unwise to me to choose the weapons your opponents have in abundance. Our experiments in nonviolence around keystone, and the instinctive nonviolence of occupy, seem to me far more threatening to the powers that be

      •  As I said above (0+ / 0-)

        I'm not advocating we just start breaking things.  I think it would be necessary to exhaust all other options first.  I would prefer to see a physical blockade of the pipeline if the efforts so far fail.  I understand that a lot of people have a problem with breaking things even if those things threaten their lives, mainly because the threat is so abstract.

        There revolution will not be televised. But it will be blogged, a lot. Probably more so than is necessary.

        by AoT on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 01:32:15 PM PST

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