From:   guindave@aol.com
Sent time:   Monday, October 17, 2011 11:40:45 PM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   SPAM-MED: Re: [september17discuss] Hypocrisy
 

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-----Original Message-----

From: Justin Wedes <jwedes@gmail.com>

To: september17 <september17@googlegroups.com>

Sent: Tue, Oct 18, 2011 1:30 am

Subject: Re: [september17discuss] Hypocrisy

 

This is an ongoing topic of conversation at #OccupyWallStreet.

 

Some devices are critical tools to the indie media goals of our

movement, but those tools are built by large corporations.

 

I personally err on the side of using tools for their specific purpose

regardless of their origin if it advances our goals.

 

But that's my $0.02

 

-j

 

On Oct 18, 2011, at 1:26 AM, Deadfish wrote:

 

> I've been with the movement here in Chicago for the last two weeks

> now. Problem is, I'm starting to be troubled by the number of young

> people who are still relying on corporate crap like iPods and cell

> phones and digital cameras. Then I took a look at myself and realized

> that today, my life is totally dependent upon corporations. How are we

> as a movement ever going to convince the world we're serious if we act

> like hypocrites and use iPods, read books printed by Penguin, cook

> food in pots made by Corningware, communicate on computers made by

> soul destroying corporations in third-worlds, etc., etc., etc.? I'm

> calling for a bonfire of the corporate vanities! I say we put our

> money where our mouths are and get rid of anything made by a

> corporation. Let's show these people just how seriously we take our

> own philosophy!

>

> thoughts?

 

 

 

 

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