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Heckler4Truth - Fri Oct 07 2011

08:15 AM #
Big stuff happening in the city. More and more people gathering. Masters of the Universe now watching. Quite tasty! Hee hee.

08:16 AM #
Of COURSE I don't approve of it all. I am fundamentally self-directed, which may make me a sociopath when all is said and done.

08:17 AM #
I accept this. And yet, I am mostly interested in what is originating with myself, voice-wise.

08:17 AM #
That said -- wonderful opportunity. Bud is correct.

08:18 AM #
The powers on high have let the media know that, quote, "this city will not be shut down."

08:19 AM #
Not interested in shutting it down, personally. Interested in revving it up.

08:19 AM #
[SIDEBAR: "Shut down." This is so ridiculous I don't even know where to begin.

08:22 AM #
When is a city "shut down?" Really, when people don't have instant access to a Pizza Hut, is all hope lost?]

12:40 PM #
That said, I'm worried about Benjamin.

12:40 PM #
He's all excited about the energy welling up around the protests, saying again and again "There could be violence, man!"

12:41 PM #
I told him the more he said that, the more he's whetting his own appetite for it.

12:42 PM #
As i've said, Benjamin is shy, and I never entirely trust shy people. When they go off, they go off BIG.

12:43 PM #
Benjamin has long played footsie with a small group in town who fancy themselves "anarchists -- they of the

12:43 PM #
torn denim of magic-marker circled A's.

12:44 PM #
These anarchists meet regularly at coffee shops to discuss their anarchy, which sounds suspiciously organized and un-anarchic to me --

12:45 PM #
especially if I picture one of them eating a scone with his coffee.

12:45 PM #
Anarchism folds on its own logic.

12:46 PM #
Next time you meet someone shaking his fist, raging for anarchy, put a cinder block through his car windshield

12:46 PM #
and watch how fast he calls the police.

12:47 PM #
[And I can hear the counter-argument already: OH, LIKE I HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO OWN A CAR.]

12:49 PM #
Sigh. What a tangled web. I am actually sympathetic to many points of view. Though Enrique says "Too many. Turns your mind into mush."

12:49 PM #
But he doesn't believe in showering, so eff him.