Wednesday, October 5, 2011

The Logic of Not Demanding


"We don’t tell them what we want because they already know what we want: We want their system to die. Why make demands of the thing you want to destroy? Negotiating only grants legitimacy and continuity."

3 comments:

  1. Good question. The quote is Kalle Lasn, reworked from a commentary by A.G. Schwartz. The photo is from Reagan Hackleman at Occupy Austin https://www.facebook.com/OccupyAustinTx

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  2. I don't know. There should be a shopping list of at least a dozen immediate demands, but 40-50 elucidated demands (not slogans) that cover a variety of issue areas is what we should aim at.

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