Monday, October 10, 2011

Science for Revolutionaries

We are living in interesting times. Perhaps revolutionary times. The Arab Spring, Occupy Wall St., the scheduled Oct. 15 global protests. Is it possible we the people are waking from our long hibernation? Are we really saying "enough is enough" collectively?

This can give us hope as we analyze facts like 46% or our tax dollars here in Brazil going to pay interest on bank loans when this developing country's infrastructure needs are so great. This can help us to resonate with the fight of the 99% against the 1%, that powerful statistic from Michael Moore's documentary critique of capitalism.

But we should be cautiously wary as well because we have ample experience of how the naivete of popular protest can lead to an illusion of change while the power remains untouched. This is perhaps most urgent here: we need a clear vision of what's gone wrong at the roots if we're to fix it. We'd like to offer something in that spirit today.

Nothing gives us this vision as well as Norberto Keppe's science of Analytical Trilogy. It's an amazing science for revolutionaries, and we'll explore that today on Thinking with Somebody Else's Head.

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