reds, greens, and fight-picking

Doug Henwood dhenwood at
Thu Aug 17 15:01:12 MDT 1995

At 3:40 PM 8/17/95, Louis N Proyect wrote:

>You wouldn't be picking a fight with us red-greens, Doug; would you, you
>naughty thing?
>On Thu, 17 Aug 1995, Doug Henwood wrote:
>> At 9:48 AM 8/17/95, kevin john geiger wrote:
>> >
>> >As George Washington Hayduke once said, "What trees?"  Seriously, I know
>> >I am much more balanced when not in an urban setting.  How can i say this
>> >without being flamed...the urban setting will be the power behind
>> >any movement away from capitalism.  The prison that it is will feed a
>> >fire that will move us to the other side...justice, trees, nature, aesthetic
>> >values, lack of repressive, the species being of man.
>> Gee, and I thought cities were cosmopolitan, the basis of civilization, and
>> that rural life encouraged individualism and xenophobia. Let's leave the
>> trees be so they can pump oxygen for us instead of flattening them for new
>> suburbs and edge cities.

You mean cities can't be green? Do we have to become hunter-gatherers again?



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