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Forum Post: rethink how you're doing this

Posted 3 years ago on Nov. 17, 2011, 5:16 p.m. EST by cookyn (8)
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look around, all of the bad press and negative light shining on the movement stems from the camps and the problems they raise. if everyone cleared out nightly and re-assembled the following day people will be more apt to join you, hear you, and embrace you and your movement. there is a better, more civil way to make significant change in the world, and this is not it..

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[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 3 years ago

NO, you rethink it.

[-] 1 points by cookyn (8) 3 years ago

i have spent a lot of time thinking about it. obviously not as much as some but the thing that stands out to me in the news and the press is the ugliness that is surrounding the camps. we need to do this better, we need to cast a better light on the movement and stop showing the world what atrocities we're putting ourselves through.

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 3 years ago

You are dealing with media conglomerates. It doesn't matter what is done, there will be negative press. They are scared. That's all.

[-] 1 points by cookyn (8) 3 years ago

yeah but it's your would-be supporters that are sitting at home getting pissed about the situation and wanting to do something about it that see people getting raped and beaten, both by police and fellow protestors, and have second thoughts about actual action. we need to find a less "face in the mud of capitalism's defecation" way about this

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 3 years ago

It has far more support than people realize.

[-] 1 points by cookyn (8) 3 years ago

i agree! but we need more, we need to have the whole freaking country swell in uproar at the injustices committed on the daily

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 3 years ago

It will come.

[-] 1 points by cookyn (8) 3 years ago

that's not good enough, we need to re-evaluate our course of action so as to draw more ACTIVE support.

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 3 years ago

Why did you not speak out on the other 100 threads of this nature? Or are we just flooding the boards with this?

[-] 1 points by cookyn (8) 3 years ago

flooding, or "occupying" as the case may be, the boards until we start representing ourselves as civil individuals.

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 3 years ago

Can we hurry up and get to the part where you support the Tea Party or Ron Paul?

[-] 0 points by ikki5 (61) 3 years ago

yes but pigs will be pigs

[-] 1 points by cookyn (8) 3 years ago

let em! fuck em! they can't stop people from showing up every morning, but they can forcibly remove your camp. at least if you're mobile and not encamped you can simply return.