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did i just see this?!?

10.24.2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

I have speculated about the advent hedonistic-libertarian consumerist socialism – but I didn’t expect Russell Brand to spearhead it…

 

well – i did see it – and read it… i think this one here’s the central statement with regards to revolutionary tactics:

As John Cleese said, there is a tendency to confuse seriousness with solemnity. Serious causes can and must be approached with good humour, otherwise they’re boring and can’t compete with the Premier League and Grand Theft Auto. Social movements needn’t lack razzmatazz.

 

update 4th November 2014

… and neither can his book (my am I glad I didn’t bother read into it): http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/11/02/russell-brand-s-revolution-for-morons.html

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