Greatest Presidents Since WW II

michael at michael at
Tue Aug 15 11:46:47 PDT 2000

Carrol, I think that we all suffer from the syndrome you describe. It is relatively easy to see the problems. It is also easy to see the solution so long as you have millions of people mobilized.

The in-between part, which is so difficult, is rarely done. I wish that I knew how to do it. My hat -- I really don't have one -- is off to those who organzied Seattle, ....

Carrol wrote:
> Doug, it's amazing how much you and Mark Jones resemble each other. Both
> of you exhibit the essence of all dogmatisms: the unexamined assumption
> that there is a direct relation between the highest level of theory and
> practice. Mark repeats over and over again that the energy is running
> out, but refuses to embody it in any systematic political practice. You
> endlessly repeat, "Workers of the world, Unite," but refuse to even think
> about how that can be embodied in concrete practice.

-- Michael Perelman Economics Department California State University Chico, CA 95929

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