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Forum: Opposing Ideologies 21st November 2014, 10:59
Replies: 181
Views: 6,767
Posted By LinksRadikal
The concept you're working with is problematic...

The concept you're working with is problematic precisely because one can seemingly make sense when talking about a "semi-colonial" region without realizing that these function like proxies within the...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 21st November 2014, 05:15
Replies: 181
Views: 6,767
Posted By LinksRadikal
I think you're wrong. An excerpt from a ICL...

I think you're wrong. An excerpt from a ICL article has been posted on page one:




http://www.icl-fi.org/english/wv/1055/isis.html

Bold mine, to indicate that a benevolent interpretation...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 21st November 2014, 03:47
Replies: 181
Views: 6,767
Posted By LinksRadikal
Sparts be Sparts, I think there is another...

Sparts be Sparts, I think there is another problem here, one of the idea of communists taking military sides in intra-imperialist conflict (and the deeper problem of the concept of imperialism in...
Forum: Learning 18th November 2014, 19:11
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By LinksRadikal
It is subjective but it is what the interpersonal...

It is subjective but it is what the interpersonal consensus governing exchange amounts to - an agreed, if unwillingly, standard or criterion. It can be no other than "subjective" since it is...
Forum: Learning 14th November 2014, 17:32
Replies: 32
Views: 895
Posted By LinksRadikal
That is a completely ambiguous self-reference...

That is a completely ambiguous self-reference since I think people would normally assume that the person who refers to themselves in such a way owns a business of a kind. I think it is more clear to...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 14th November 2014, 17:28
Replies: 181
Views: 6,767
Posted By LinksRadikal
Yeah, I actually do understand that load of...

Yeah, I actually do understand that load of bollocks about "do-nothing" communists, and the fact that it comes from a position of insecure, unreflected and despairing bid for relevance which has been...
Forum: Learning 14th November 2014, 17:13
Replies: 32
Views: 895
Posted By LinksRadikal
That would make sense if "capitalism" refered to...

That would make sense if "capitalism" refered to a system of ideas, and not to a set of practices and mutually enforced rules which obtain in social production. Capitalism isn't an ideology.

In...
Forum: Music 14th November 2014, 16:29
Replies: 559
Views: 39,334
Posted By LinksRadikal
Can't get down with this Saor thing. Not my cup...

Can't get down with this Saor thing. Not my cup o' tea really.

On the other hand:

pJ6JJs710WQ

The new album kicks so much ass. It's also just great to hear them practically reinvent...
Forum: Learning 14th November 2014, 16:13
Replies: 129
Views: 2,737
Posted By LinksRadikal
Oh jolly good, that liberal dictum of tolerance...

Oh jolly good, that liberal dictum of tolerance for once is openly expressed by an anarchist :lol:

Yeah, sorry but I couldn't resist it; actually I consider some anarchists comrades. Now to the...
Forum: Politics 14th November 2014, 15:58
Replies: 32
Views: 1,981
Posted By LinksRadikal
No, but then I didn't say you were claiming the...

No, but then I didn't say you were claiming the politician is "good". If anything, the total lack of any meaningful attitude towards this on your behalf is what ticked me off to write what I did.
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 7th November 2014, 22:28
Replies: 538
Views: 7,023
Posted By LinksRadikal
You're right, it's not a technicality to ask for...

You're right, it's not a technicality to ask for such a demonstration - it's patent nonsense and an absurdity since demonstration here can only refer to pointing out working examples of it in an...
Forum: Politics 7th November 2014, 21:18
Replies: 32
Views: 1,981
Posted By LinksRadikal
I tell you what, explain the gains for the class...

I tell you what, explain the gains for the class in the federal state of Washington in general, and in Seattle in particular made by the election of Kshama Sawant, along with a reasonable explanation...
Forum: Learning 24th October 2014, 22:19
Replies: 57
Views: 1,292
Posted By LinksRadikal
Whose? Of the workers over at Tesco...

Whose?

Of the workers over at Tesco demanding better conditions? Of public sector workers for pay rises over years? Over assembly workers demanding the workplace be left alone and not shut down? ...
Forum: Learning 24th October 2014, 21:48
Replies: 57
Views: 1,292
Posted By LinksRadikal
I did specify what I think constitutes...

I did specify what I think constitutes revolutionary activity - born out of class antagonism of course. I also think this difference is important as not all class conflict (actually, very little of...
Forum: Learning 24th October 2014, 20:42
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By LinksRadikal
We're all closet existentialists from one...

We're all closet existentialists from one shipwreck to another, that much is clear.

(bonus points for being really deep amirite amirite)
Forum: Learning 24th October 2014, 20:29
Replies: 57
Views: 1,292
Posted By LinksRadikal
Fair enough. I don't consider the August struggle...

Fair enough. I don't consider the August struggle in UK as what I'd say is revolutionary activity - only because there was no attempt (there could not be then and there, this is the point) to fight...
Forum: Learning 24th October 2014, 20:00
Replies: 57
Views: 1,292
Posted By LinksRadikal
Okay, but I was aiming at a particular -...

Okay, but I was aiming at a particular - revolutionary - activity there.

So the idea is, no conviction no revolutionary activity.
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 24th October 2014, 19:58
Replies: 51
Views: 2,479
Posted By LinksRadikal
Good thing he wasn't a proper Hegelian then -...

Good thing he wasn't a proper Hegelian then - quite the opposite.

(oh yeah and by the way, the mixed economy crashed across the board, not least in the US)
Forum: Politics 24th October 2014, 19:44
Replies: 23
Views: 1,073
Posted By LinksRadikal
The thing is, the real question is if the...

The thing is, the real question is if the election platform is any goddamn thing to go by. In other words - is it mere empty words or not.

From my experience and reading, it is almost universally...
Forum: Learning 24th October 2014, 19:27
Replies: 57
Views: 1,292
Posted By LinksRadikal
You asked what difference it makes if someone is...

You asked what difference it makes if someone is - convinced.

There's a good reason to assume it makes all the difference. Because if someone isn't convinced (in the sense I sketched, I'm...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 24th October 2014, 19:18
Replies: 51
Views: 2,479
Posted By LinksRadikal
But this isn't what liberlict was going for; the...

But this isn't what liberlict was going for; the thing they are going for is actually impossible because there can be no "analysis" - taking apart of a thing/process to see how it works/of what is it...
Forum: Learning 24th October 2014, 19:03
Replies: 57
Views: 1,292
Posted By LinksRadikal
I don't think the problem remains the same;...

I don't think the problem remains the same; actually, I think it's a huge difference, and this is the very basis for tFU's attack against you (on their side, based on an assumption).

When you...
Forum: Learning 24th October 2014, 18:43
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By LinksRadikal
Well here's the crux of the thing, and it boils...

Well here's the crux of the thing, and it boils down to this: I take it that only some kinds of daily activity is rational, that of humans. Tigers aren't rational (not through any fault of their own;...
Forum: Learning 24th October 2014, 18:29
Replies: 57
Views: 1,292
Posted By LinksRadikal
Tim asked the crucial question: To...

Tim asked the crucial question:



To clarify the question (whole lot of clarification going on), Tim is asking if a class conscious minority - the political organization advancing working class...
Forum: Discrimination 24th October 2014, 18:11
Replies: 203
Views: 4,011
Posted By LinksRadikal
There is no basis whatsoever to argue that the...

There is no basis whatsoever to argue that the expression "Oh I forced myself to get up and go to work" has anything to do with a rhetoric of sexual violence; it's the "force oneself onto someone"...
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