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   You lack imagination.  Others, gathered in public squares, won't settle for "then there's no hope".

   You know what?  That phrase neatly sums up what the robber-baron elite have told much of the world's 25-and-under population about their future and their prospects for prosperity beyond the level of a life of serfdom.  And, faced with such a prognosis, these youth have decided to respond, "Oh, yeah?  We're gonna see about that."

   Oligarchies are now on notice and that is not just in North Africa.  If elites can't manage to come to terms that include a decent survival for the mass public, those elites will discover that they're mortal and that their days are numbered.  And that, no matter what one may say about it, is also "just one of those facts" and will have to be reckoned with.

 

"In such an environment it is not surprising that the ills of technology should seem curable only through the application of more technology..." John W Aldridge

by proximity1 on Thu Jun 2nd, 2011 at 10:20:15 AM EST
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