(urth) The Politics Of Gene Wolfe

Son of Witz sonofwitz at butcherbaker.org
Wed Mar 18 07:24:47 PDT 2009

> I would have said, maybe, twenty-five.
>> many of my close peers have always favored a revolution.
> No surprise there.
>> I'm NOT, by arguing that we should do nothing. I'm saying an armed
>> revolt would be pretty easily quashed.
> Really? What is your evidence for this?

I just think it would. and all the talk I've heard about detention  
camps for domestic dissidents and such.

> How many armed revolts have been 'quashed' in the past hundred years  
> or
> so? The Russian one? No, the Bolsheviks took over Russia for seventy
> years. The German one? No, the Nazis took over Germany and gave us  
> all a
> pretty good run for our money.
> OK, technically the Nazis used the democratic process to take power.  
> How
> about the Chinese one? Chinese government still in power I see.  
> Maybe the
> Vietnamese one?
> Perhaps the Yugoslavs? No again! They took over Yugoslavia, gosh  
> darn it,
> for a good fifty years!

uh, cause for hope?

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