Monday, March 8, 2010

Reinforcing Ridicule

Those enamoured of the antics performed by democracy are very willing to participate in simulated exercises of protest. There is never the scent of dissent within demonstrations organised by people in power. Such parodies serve to appease and alienate the participating crowd into mellowing their concerns and venting their frustration into frantic applause and banner waving. The crowd becomes the abused tool which serves to give a mediocre demonstration the lacking fervour.

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