On Wed, 23 Aug 2000, Doug Henwood wrote:
> Chuck0 wrote:
> >Nathan Newman wrote:
> >> Strategy and organization may not always have the PR sizzle of puppets and
> >> random mayhem, but they are infinitely more successful in the long-term.
> >Is this an either/or argument? ;-)
> Looks that way to me. But Nathan is a known binarist.
Are you or have you ever been a known binarist? :) I feel the cold wind of a postmodernist purge. Burn the essentialist binarists.
One of the luxuries of pure speculation is that you can avoid hard choices and either/or decisions. But in most organizing, there are choices, in time, in energy, in resources devoted to one strategy or another.
And success goes to those groups that choose to put their resources into the best strategies while minimizing resources wasted on ineffectual ones.
-- Nathan Newman