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Re: Propaganda themes
> Bud Beckman wrote:
> [... ]
> > Gueux (gö) [Fr., = beggars] 16th-cent. Dutch revolutionary party. In 1566
> > over 2,000 nobles and burghers vowed to resist Spanish repression in the
> > NETHERLANDS. Called ?these beggars? at the court of the Spanish regent,
> > MARGARET OF PARMA, they adopted the sobriquet. The ?Beggars of the Sea,?
> > crews of Dutch privateers chartered in 1569 by WILLIAM THE SILENT to harass
> > Spanish shipping, raised the siege of LEIDEN in 1574.
> > The Concise Columbia Encyclopedia is licensed from Columbia University
> > Press. Copyright © 1991 by Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.
> > So there!
> > You might say we are of a revolutionary class rebelling against MS
> > domination. Yes, I do wish Linux were easier and I hope you with a bit of
> > help from many can make it so. Lead on Captain Picard!
> Wasn't it our friend Marcuse that predicted the fall of the bourgeoisie at the
> hands of the technocracy? So I say, carry on, proleteriats of the world
> unite! Ah, but those words have been heartily disparaged in most of the world
> . . . .
No, it was Schumpeter. A right wing Austrian economist.
Jean Francois Martinez
Project Independence: Linux for the Masses