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  •  Why are you so sure (0+ / 0-)

    "it's not going to happen"? I think it very possibly might happen, and certainly could happen.

    You can't deny that all the various progressive causes share a common underlying theme, or perhaps gestalt would be a better word.

    This theme has yet to be formulated into a politically operative principle, but that doesn't mean it doesn't exist. As the current corporate/banking hegemony continues to rage out of control, worldwide, such an alternative paradigm becomes ever more imperative. And I would say, inevitable.

    •  I'll just say... (1+ / 0-)
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      It hasn't been done yet. And, I'm afraid, I don't really see any way to do it. People focus on what is most important to them.

      Take you, for instance. Your primary focus (or, at least, what I have seen you mention most,) seems to be--"the current corporate/banking
      hegemony"--which, of course, is very important, but nowhere near the top of some people's lists.

      Can't force passion.  

      True radicalism is finding reasons for hope, not grounds for despair. - Ray Williams

      by Nanette K on Thu Aug 29, 2013 at 09:30:34 PM PDT

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      •  No you can't force passion, (0+ / 0-)

        but you can at least have it. In the long term, history belongs to those who most passionately desire it.

        Most people's wish lists will not determine the future.

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