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This just about covers my views - although infinitely better expressed.

The least violent manifestation of the 'survival mechanism' is where individuals are affected in their own lives and come to realise that their life cannot go on as it is. It is at that point that these individuals need options. It is our work, as I see it, to make sure options are available.

Catastrophes, of curse, work faster.

Now, there are arguments as to whether these options should be made available to politicians, the media, academia or corporatists - or Joe Schmoe in Cleveland.

The argument you lay out is equally understandable and powerful for the first 4 target audiences. Joe is a trickier problem - but a little bit of animation or other chunking of cognition might help ;-)

You can't be me, I'm taken

by Sven Triloqvist on Sun Aug 22nd, 2010 at 02:18:23 PM EST
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Catastrophes, of curse, work faster

Is that what they call a Freudian typo? ;)

The fact is that what we're experiencing right now is a top-down disaster. -Paul Krugman

by dvx (dvx.clt št gmail dotcom) on Sun Aug 22nd, 2010 at 04:15:13 PM EST
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Not with Sven, I suspect.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sun Aug 22nd, 2010 at 04:52:22 PM EST
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Problems with the homonculus ;-) Pure typo.

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Mon Aug 23rd, 2010 at 01:55:55 AM EST
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... for Jo Shmoe in greater Cleveland, by coincidence, the following works well for factory farms:



I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Mon Aug 23rd, 2010 at 02:28:27 AM EST
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