From:   jemcgloin@verizon.net
Sent time:   Tuesday, October 18, 2011 3:01:58 PM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: Re: [september17discuss] Hypocrisy
 

Nice :)
 
 
On 10/18/11, Justin Wedes<jwedes@gmail.com> wrote:
Yes, that too. 

-j

PS - As a side-note showing the disconnect between corporate higher-ups and humble sales reps, I took my macbook pro/ipad - both fried - to the Apple Store last week. When I told them I "needed them for the revolution" they quickly took me to front of genius bar line and fixed them on the spot, no cost!

 
On Oct 18, 2011, at 1:35 AM, Jon Good wrote:

Justin, I half expected you to say "They can pry my iPad from my cold, dead hands".

: )



On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 1:30 AM, Justin Wedes <jwedes@gmail.com> wrote:
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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