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Forum: Practice & Propaganda Today, 00:49
Replies: 28
Views: 1,037
Posted By Thirsty Crow
Nah. It's a downright perverse vision of "being...

Nah. It's a downright perverse vision of "being successful" that's peddled here. The failure is measured aginst what the aim was - and f the aim was working class liberation, or in more modest terms...
Forum: Practice & Propaganda Yesterday, 16:38
Replies: 28
Views: 1,037
Posted By Thirsty Crow
What I'm getting at is this: if the whole model...

What I'm getting at is this: if the whole model failed spectacularly, the model of radical intellectuals disseminating ideas among working class people as a precondition of revolutionary action, then...
Forum: Theory Yesterday, 15:53
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By Thirsty Crow
I don't think it is a misunderstanding at all; LH...

I don't think it is a misunderstanding at all; LH views the alternatives as briefly presented here as themselves completely unsuitable for class struggle, and I do agree. I don't agree with subsuming...
Forum: Theory 10th February 2016, 16:45
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By Thirsty Crow
Okay, I'm going to focus first on our agreed upon...

Okay, I'm going to focus first on our agreed upon example.

I don't see how bars tracking booze sold can amount to demographic data; the simple fact that this factors in business calculations,...
Forum: Theory 10th February 2016, 16:20
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By Thirsty Crow
There's a whole lot of problems raised here. ...

There's a whole lot of problems raised here.

One thing to note first is that communization isn't a practice; it's a term used by communists to denote practices (a whole web of them) which...
Forum: Learning 10th February 2016, 16:04
Replies: 34
Views: 810
Posted By Thirsty Crow
Unfortunately, no, not really. What I wrote is...

Unfortunately, no, not really. What I wrote is just some conclusions and thoughts I came to view as most plausible, through reading sources which I can't recall at the moment (5+ years of reading...
Forum: Learning 9th February 2016, 22:51
Replies: 34
Views: 810
Posted By Thirsty Crow
The problem is that one narrow set of criteria,...

The problem is that one narrow set of criteria, relating to "economic benefit" (which is either a) profit/rent or b) higher wages), substituting for economic basis when talking about social...
Forum: Theory 9th February 2016, 19:02
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By Thirsty Crow
Honestly, this just seems like a completely...

Honestly, this just seems like a completely mystified notion of the state. What does it mean to say that the state is present in the activity of going out and drinking? It doesn't mean anything at...
Forum: Learning 9th February 2016, 18:55
Replies: 34
Views: 810
Posted By Thirsty Crow
I don't think that physically demanding labor had...

I don't think that physically demanding labor had a big role to play in the historical emergence of male domination; I'd sooner say that the link between it and production was more indirect, in that...
Forum: Theory 9th February 2016, 18:27
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By Thirsty Crow
I can't remember if I read something on this...

I can't remember if I read something on this topic in the field. But I believe that reproductive labor (things you mention) is part of the deal, or that it should be. The reason for this is partly to...
Forum: Theory 9th February 2016, 16:05
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By Thirsty Crow
I think people haven't been clear enough on what...

I think people haven't been clear enough on what that means, but I think it is implicit in all sorts of arguments that this amounts to decisively defeating the armed forces of the capitalist state...
Forum: Practice & Propaganda 8th February 2016, 00:48
Replies: 28
Views: 1,037
Posted By Thirsty Crow
Excellent thread. Bingo. Or in yet...

Excellent thread.



Bingo. Or in yet more forceful terms, the problem might be a pseudo-problem in fact, one that cannot be solved but merely dissolved through clear thinking.
It is true that...
Forum: Learning 6th February 2016, 16:11
Replies: 25
Views: 912
Posted By Thirsty Crow
When people speak about the mode of production,...

When people speak about the mode of production, the basic criterion are the relations of production which by itself counts for how labor and the means of production are "combined" in order to produce...
Forum: Literature & Films 4th February 2016, 15:35
Replies: 386
Views: 25,636
Posted By Thirsty Crow
I'm reading Language, Sense and Nonsense by G. P....

I'm reading Language, Sense and Nonsense by G. P. Baker and Peter Hacker. It's quite illuminating and casts an interesting shadow over the general linguistics, and especially semantics courses I had....
Forum: Politics 3rd February 2016, 03:14
Replies: 52
Views: 1,909
Posted By Thirsty Crow
It's time comrades it's time for sentences in...

It's time comrades it's time for sentences in fucking bold.

It's that fucking bold but alas it's a mere tautology.

Practical necessity of superstion could only mean there's practical benefit...
Forum: Theory 3rd February 2016, 01:10
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By Thirsty Crow
By the way, there's this one interesting article...

By the way, there's this one interesting article by the group I quote in my sig, and relevant to this discussion (mostly about divergences with Theorie Communiste; though it does illuminate some...
Forum: Politics 3rd February 2016, 00:44
Replies: 52
Views: 1,909
Posted By Thirsty Crow
You mean, the example which toys with the...

You mean, the example which toys with the complete nonsense of an idea of "atheist acts"?
There's no atheist acts even though there are acts no atheist would do.

The point I'm making is really...
Forum: Learning 2nd February 2016, 23:57
Replies: 33
Views: 772
Posted By Thirsty Crow
What failed? I'm talking about a working...

What failed?

I'm talking about a working model of how a) working class gets stronger and because of this b) demolishes the capitalist state with the purpose of building socialism.

A) makes it...
Forum: Politics 2nd February 2016, 23:51
Replies: 52
Views: 1,909
Posted By Thirsty Crow
In fact, it's uncontroversial evidence. ...

In fact, it's uncontroversial evidence.

Though, one thing to keep in mind is what is it evidence for - and that would be:



If it needs to be made clearer still, I think it is completely...
Forum: Learning 2nd February 2016, 15:51
Replies: 33
Views: 772
Posted By Thirsty Crow
Strictly speaking, this isn't going to be...

Strictly speaking, this isn't going to be on-topic that much but I can't help but wonder, was this belief (winning reforms --> raise in awareness of revolutionary ability --> escalation of class...
Forum: Music 2nd February 2016, 12:50
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By Thirsty Crow
Absolutely. There's a long history of such...

Absolutely. There's a long history of such outbursts and incidents, and of course it was only after the initial outrage that the brand needed to be defended against unsavory implications.

Though,...
Forum: Politics 2nd February 2016, 11:33
Replies: 52
Views: 1,909
Posted By Thirsty Crow
There's nothing about any sort of belief in the...

There's nothing about any sort of belief in the supernatural that outright makes one way of acting - what we call revolution - impossible. Such beliefs are themselves pliable and can even be molded...
Forum: Theory 29th January 2016, 02:57
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By Thirsty Crow
It's not really that simple. One basic...

It's not really that simple.

One basic tenet of communisation is that the process of social transformation - making things and our own beings and actions common - needs to start take place from...
Forum: Learning 28th January 2016, 14:40
Replies: 20
Views: 639
Posted By Thirsty Crow
Oh, the famous human nature argument. Ask...

Oh, the famous human nature argument.

Ask yourself, are all people greedy and selfish? If anyone actually answers that in the affirmative, they would need to rewrite the notions involved and...
Forum: Music 26th January 2016, 20:56
Replies: 435
Views: 18,729
Posted By Thirsty Crow
yyDOrfCha3M Vast cosmic horror...

yyDOrfCha3M

Vast cosmic horror :crying::ohmy:
But seriously this is amazing. Echoes of Demilich throughout. I don't know if there are death metal loving folks out here, but if there are do...
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