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Thursday, July 31, 2008

Togs's Quotes Thursday 31 July 08


I am not interested in dry economic socialism. We are fighting against misery, but we are also fighting against alienation. One of the fundamental objectives of Marxism is to remove interest, the factor of individual interest, and gain, from people's psychological motivations. Marx was preoccupied both with economic factors and with their repercussions on the spirit. If communism isn't interested in this too, it may be a method of distributing goods, but it will never be a revolutionary way of life.

Ernesto Che Guevara

The terror of the rich is greater than ever, and the poor have passed on their delusion to those who believe that when George W Bush finally steps down next January, his numerous threats to the rest of humanity will diminish.

John Pilger

http://togsplace.blogspot.com/2008/07/obama-prince-of-bait-and-switch-by-john.html

As the 40th anniversary of the death of Argentinean-born revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara, murdered in Bolivia on October 9, 1967, on the orders of the CIA, arrives, there is increasing evidence that his spirit of struggle against injustice continues to get stronger in Latin America.

Che Guevara's legacy lives on in Latin America by Stuart Munckton

http://togsplace.blogspot.com/2007/10/che-guevaras-legacy-lives-on-in-latin.html

It's been ten months since the publication of my book The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, in which I argue that today's preferred method of reshaping the world in the interest of multinational corporations is to systematically exploit the state of fear and disorientation that accompanies moments of great shock and crisis. With the globe being rocked by multiple shocks, this seems like a good time to see how and where the strategy is being applied.

Disaster Capitalism: State of Extortion By Naomi Klein

http://togsplace.blogspot.com/2008/07/disaster-capitalism-state-of-extortion.html


I sometimes think that the price of liberty is not so much eternal vigilance as eternal dirt........

War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it.

Quotes from George Orwell 1903-1950 English Writer

http://togsplace.blogspot.com/2006/10/quotes-from-george-orwell-1903-1950.html

"You have no respect for excessive authority or obsolete traditions. You're dangerous and depraved, and you ought to be taken outside and shot!"

Chapter 27, pg. 309

Quotes from Joseph Heller (1923-1999) and his Classic Catch 22

http://togsplace.blogspot.com/2006/10/quotes-from-joseph-heller-1923-1999-and.html

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