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Listen, I understand what you are trying to do, but you can't expect people to discuss the honorable stance of OWS when most people protesting can't even give a straight answer to what they are protesting for.
The OWS may have started out like you say but the special interest groups,America haters and the opportunist have taken the OWS movement over.
Originally posted by phishyblankwaters
do you have the guts to fight for what you believe in? Will you stand in the cold, taking tear gas and rubber bullets, to stand for a principle?
If you won't fight to remake the world in a way you feel is fair and right, who will?
If a true movement of the population can't change the system, shouldn't the system be destroyed?
Ignore what they are fighting for..........
Even if you disagree with what they are fighting for, can you not at least RESPECT them for actually trying?
the tide is turning.
"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident."
-- Arthur Schopenhauer
Originally posted by Jean Paul Zodeaux
reply to post by phishyblankwaters
Look guys, let's admit it, the O.P. is right for scolding all of us for wanting to understand the ideology behind this "movement". We no longer live in an age where ideology matters, and to damn sure, we no longer live in an age where reason and critical thought matters. It is unseemly to analyze other peoples motives, not in this day age brothers and sisters! Do not judge others at all for any reason! Do not dare to insist that there is a right and a wrong, or good and evil! Such a thing only makes you an ideologue, and if there is anything that deserves judgement more than anything else, it is the goddamned ideologues, so do not dare to suggest that the "OWS" movement is rooted in any ideology, filled with ideologues, get it? Just shut the hell up and do what your told, and if you cannot praise us for being us, then explain to us bereft of any ideology what your problem is with being beautiful, man? Why do you hate us - the 99% - for being so pretty? Don't hate us because we're beautiful, man. Just praise us.