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The Use of Violence as a Tactic (Merry Christmas From Athens)

What do folks think about the use of violence as a tactic? Seems that over in Greece the Anarchist movement is pretty successful, the closest thing to revolution in the West I have ever seen. There not afraid to use violence against a repressive murderous state so why are we?
What do folks think about the use of violence as a tactic? Seems that over in Greece the Anarchist movement is pretty successful, the closest thing to revolution in the West I have ever seen. There not afraid to use violence against a repressive murderous state so why are we?
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReaOs1hpplE

Its violence 14.Dec.2009 13:28

v

Its all acts of violence. This is a world built on violence. If you blockade a truck full of GMO crops some farmer uses to make money for instance your commiting violence against that farmer because event though the food might be killing others hes selling it to feed his own family.

violence is a tactic, and a pretty effective one at that. 16.Dec.2009 22:18

wob

If you stop a truck driven by a lunatic, intent on destroying the world's food supply for his or her own personal gain, even if in the process you kill the lunatic, that is not violence... it's self defense.