Mobilization Without Method Is Meaningless
An Occupy Wall Street campaign demonstrator stands in Zuccotti Park, near Wall Street in New York October 17, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS BUSINESS)

Mobilization Without Method Is Meaningless

If there is any doubt about my message, here it is: To mobilize people behind any cause, regardless of how worthy that cause is, regardless of how intrinsically appealing it may be to get these folks marching, singing, chanting, shouting for that cause, if there is no clear strategy which targets an equally clear and obvious outcome, with a realistic expectation that the strategy will achieve that outcome, then the mobilization is a waste of time. Some forethought, planning, disciplined and targeted activism goes much further than making a lot of noise.

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A Nation of Relentless Savagery

America can say with great pride that what it does, it usually does very well. When we put our minds to something, we pull out all the stops. Now we can put cold-blooded killing right up there in the Top 10. We kill efficiently. We kill without remorse. We kill without hesitation.

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