[PD] [OT] Re: about sexism is BORING

bigswift at cox.net bigswift at cox.net
Wed Oct 10 20:43:13 CEST 2007

wow, only a few pages before the inevitable usa bashing.


last i checked the primary developer of pd was an american, yes?

---- marius schebella <marius.schebella at gmail.com> wrote: 
> Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> >> Americans today make ironic references to the "Axis of Evil" and the 
> >> "war on terror" and "homeland security" all the time.  It doesn't mean 
> >> they buy it, even if the media makes it seem that way.
> > 
> > Yeah but why do they still vote for one of the two big parties?
> why? I think because USamericans are fearful people. they are fearful, 
> because they never learned to talk about their problematic history. 
> genocide and slavery. they just inherit the guilty consciousness 
> unprocessed from generation to generation. therefor they only feel safe, 
> when they are protected by a big brother. they live with the idea of the 
> survival of the fittest (make the rich richer). they never gave black 
> people compensation for their exploitation (nor any other group). as a 
> matter of fact this is not only US history, but western history in 
> general, but european countries experienced worldwar II and I think they 
> changed their way on communal thinking about racism and so on. there was 
> some shift in common notion and also the wish to keep this notion alive.
> USamericans subconsciously still fear revenge. and even worse, some of 
> them even think it is a good idea to have a small, rich, educated 
> leading elite that controls the big majority of people. they propose a 
> free market, which I see rather as a free slave market, because 
> preconditions are not fair at all for all people. they try to oppress 
> every effort of union building and their voting system is a "the winner 
> takes it all". in europe it took green parties more than 20 years to 
> make it into gouvernments. in the US this is not possible, because with 
> anything less than 50% you are nothing.
> and of course the US has a media that is owned by a handful of people, 
> and an education system including universities that aligns itself more 
> to the needs of companies and corporations than to the values of life.
> that's why "they" still vote for one of the two big parties.
> with the fall of the dollar, the raise of china, some bank crashs, more 
> and more unemployed people, no health care, no social security I think 
> people will start to vote differently within the the next 10-20 years.
> marius.
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Patrick Pagano
Sound and Light Technologist
School of Theatre and Dance
University of Florida

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