A passing thoughtA passing thought by Anarres
Salvador Allende used to say to the students:
«One finds sometimes youth that because they have read the Communist Manifesto, or have carried it long time in their pockets, think they have understood it. And they preach, and demand attitudes, and criticise men that at least have a purpose in their life.
For being young and not being revolutionary is almost a biological contradiction. But going forward in the way of life, and staying revolutionary in a burgoise society, is hard.»
I am twenty-three. I don't consider myself old or experienced enough to criticise anyone because of their youth. I don't know if I can call myself revolutionary, because I don't think I do much to deserve that title. But I do try to have a coherence in my life, with my ideas and my actions. And I don't see that happening with other, supposedly revolutionary, people.
I fear that many are attracted to communism or anarchism because of the aesthetics. Being progressive is cool. People don't usually brag a
Current Residence: Compostela, Galiza.|
Favourite genre of music: Political. Hard symphonic rock. Latin-American. Some Punk.
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux (Sid)
MP3 player of choice: Music On Console (MOC)
Shell of choice: ÁWE (homebrewn)
Wallpaper of choice: See screenshot in the `webcam'.
Skin of choice: Homebrewn, too. I like to tinker with things.
Favourite cartoon character: Mafalda, Calvin & Hobbes, Super López and, of course, Communist Girl.
Personal Quote: "I have chosen to speak about impossible things / for of what's possible I know too much"