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Forum Post: Reason For Hope

Posted 6 years ago on May 26, 2012, 9:35 a.m. EST by GypsyKing (8719)
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What is lost in all the horror of this violent crackdown by the police in Chicago and Quebec, and the inevitable feeling of discouragement that may result in us, is that what it really signifies historically is the first death throws of a long held power structure.

The reason is that demographics in America, the central power of modern empire are changing, and the global 1% who have used America as their military arm have been gradually stepping up both their repression and their financial stranglehold on American democracy over the last several generations in a desperate attempt to stave off the inevitable.

The truth is that America is changing, trembling under their feet, and to them those first tremors are an earthquake.

Therefore, rather than becoming discouraged by this horrible, violent suppression, we should see these abuses of power for what they are, the final failing attempt of a failing empire to maintain it's power.

In other words, don't give up hope. Far from it - be encouraged because time and circumstance are now finally and firmly on our side.






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[-] 2 points by factsrfun (8486) from Phoenix, AZ 6 years ago


(we missed you)

[-] 3 points by GypsyKing (8719) 6 years ago

Well, thanks. I am not anything in myself - just another voice of longing in the wind, as we all are:)

[-] 2 points by factsrfun (8486) from Phoenix, AZ 6 years ago

saw the post today, I think they have a handle on things, hope you stay, or at least check in from time to time, we can start to hammer our weapons here, if we stick it out and if the "founders?" care to read us, it is unreasonable to assume the best wordsmiths will all be in one location at one time, this forum provides the best chance of finding some, and if we can hold the fort till they get here we will have done our job....



[-] 2 points by factsrfun (8486) from Phoenix, AZ 6 years ago

Damn, so when I call out you GOP trolls, suddenly I'm a "plant" what a hoot, you guys are so funny, too bad for you now that the collapse is gone people can actually read for themselves, what will you do if you can't pull the plug, this could get serious....


[-] 1 points by PR1 (120) 6 years ago





[-] 1 points by factsrfun (8486) from Phoenix, AZ 6 years ago

A nice piece the spamers are buring the good stuff, oh well.

[-] 1 points by Kevinkyle (20) 6 years ago

Faith-deep, deep power of Faith The Grace we’ve been gifted For a mere acceptance An acceptance that has So long been “Ignored” It’s not religion or dogma It’ simply Faith In so Few Magnificent words We possess power beyond Any earthly persecution Faith-deep, deep power of Faith

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33496) from Coon Rapids, MN 6 years ago

Unite in common cause.

The greedy corrupt criminals are feeling the pressure.

[-] 1 points by GypsyKing (8719) 6 years ago

It's all over but the . . . well you know what I mean.

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (33496) from Coon Rapids, MN 6 years ago

All over but for them crying in their toxic products? Failed dreams of empire boohoo bu boo hoo hoo............

[-] 0 points by ThunderclapNewman (1083) from Nanty Glo, PA 6 years ago

Months ago we wrote in this very forum about how, as we procede in our cause and our successes become more great and the movement spreads, the corrupt power structure will become more and more fearful of their losing their grip on the world. That fear will manifest itself in the application on tatics that will be more and more outrageous in their butality. The people will take greater notice and we Occupy will become to be be seen by the great masses as the only viable means of change.

Some, even many, will choke and gasp at the very notion of widespead popular acceptance. They'll see that acceptance as a threat to this cause; as a poison. Even now they push hard against "corrution" of the cause.

Like the parent who doesn't allow their grown child to move on in life making their own decisions and realizing the consequences, they themselves fail to realize that their purpose will have been served and the the movement has taken on a "life" of it's own, becoming whatever it becomes. There'll be no stopping the evolution.

Many will pay the price for acting for change in the world. It is the nature of the process of change that resistance - friction - ties to stop it. When the forces of friction surface, we should all take encouragement from it, for that is nature's way of telling us we are acting on and genuinely affecting that which we oppose.