[lbo-talk] Shoplifters of the world, unite

Doug Henwood dhenwood at panix.com
Mon Aug 22 12:56:26 PDT 2011

On Aug 22, 2011, at 2:11 PM, Dennis Claxton wrote:

> That''s not exactly what he did. He said "they fit much better the Hegelian notion of the ‘rabble’, those outside organised social space, who can express their discontent only through ‘irrational’ outbursts of destructive violence – what Hegel called ‘abstract negativity’."
> That's a bit different than "calling them rabble."

No one wants to read that part. They want to fixate on the word and go Nyah! Nyah!

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