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Forum Post: What? The land of the free?

Posted 11 years ago on Sept. 16, 2012, 12:48 p.m. EST by TrevorMnemonic (5827)
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Yes I know my enemies

They're the teachers who taught me to fight me

Compromise, conformity, assimilation, submission

Ignorance, hypocrisy, brutality, the elite.

What? The land of the free? Whoever told you that is your enemy.

This year billions of dollars are being spent to put corrupt men into government that want to put people like me in prison.

When you tell me I should vote for your corrupt corporate whore that want people like me in prison... know you are participating in compromise... assimilation... submission... ignorance... hypocrisy... brutality... and you're supporting the elite.



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[-] 2 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 11 years ago

They're the teachers who taught me to fight me

interesting point

[-] 2 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 11 years ago

I dont need the keys I'll break in

[-] 0 points by yobstreet (-575) 11 years ago

Not sure where you're coming from in reference to the teachers...

Prior to 1965 (or so) political activism was not permitted on college campuses.

Consequently, the "Free Speech Movement," "Free Summer," the traveling Freedom Riders as they attempted to register black would-be voters in Mississippi...

Reagan ran on a platform of cleaning up Berkeley and he won due to voter backlash against this Free Speech Movement; consequently the director of UC Board of Regents, who many viewed as too soft on protestors, was dismissed...

My feeling is that many have since been "educated" and I don't view this a good thing; outside exploration of "political science," the educational establishment has no place in politics, the intent is self promotion in the very same light and manner that has empowered the religious right.

Should there be a college of political activism? Sure, very possibly. But overall there is need of a higher ground; a self imposed limit which serves to define education as learned knowledge, and not another's particular political views or social enlightenment, imposed as a prerequisite to success.