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Question: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uprising_of_1953_in_East_Germany
GDR/USSR   -3 (7.1%)
protesters, strikers, etc.   -39 (92.9%)
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tweed
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« on: May 11, 2012, 03:08:44 pm »
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a difficult theoretical question for me to answer.
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« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2012, 03:14:01 pm »
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Protesters.
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« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2012, 03:40:56 pm »
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Protesters.
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« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2012, 03:49:29 pm »
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a difficult theoretical question for me to answer.
How so?  If you are a Stalinist, it would clearly be the former.  If not, it would clearly be the latter.
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« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2012, 03:52:07 pm »
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a difficult theoretical question for me to answer.

You scare me.
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Our numbers are dwindling. Our words are confused.
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Now what is wrong, or false, in what we have said?
Just some parts, or everything?
On whom can we still rely? Are we survivors, cast
away by the current? Will we be left behind,
no longer understanding anyone and being understood by no one?
Must we rely on luck?

This is what you ask. Expect
no answer but your own.


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« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2012, 04:03:24 pm »
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Can't You see that this very posture of yours was what transformed something that should emancipate workers into something that oppressed them even more?
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« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2012, 04:22:19 pm »
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Can't You see that this very posture of yours was what transformed something that should emancipate workers into something that oppressed them even more?

more than what?



a difficult theoretical question for me to answer.
How so?  If you are a Stalinist, it would clearly be the former.  If not, it would clearly be the latter.

not so simple - a NATO-bound East Germany would have been both a symbolic and strategic disaster.
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« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2012, 11:34:15 pm »
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le sigh
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« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2012, 05:15:41 am »
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Protesters (normal).
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« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2012, 05:21:44 am »
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"Supporting the protesters" would require the protests to have had definable recognized aims, which was not the case.
Joining the protests. That's something else. That's something I presumably would have done.
 
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« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2012, 01:17:11 pm »
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What a trollish question. The second one.
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