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Re: <nettime> Fw: Chomsky on Saddam capture - Dictators R Us
     Rick Bradley <roundeye {AT} roundeye.net>
     martha rosler <navva {AT} earthlink.net>

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Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2003 10:50:10 -0500
From: Rick Bradley <roundeye {AT} roundeye.net>
Subject: Re: <nettime> Fw: Chomsky on Saddam capture - Dictators R Us

* Fatima Lasay (digiteer {AT} ispbonanza.com.ph) [031223 10:19]:
> Better yet, they can light themselves up in flames like the buddhists
> or blow themselves up like (as Bush eloquently puts it) suiciders who
> hide in caves. So maybe next time Chomsky can actually show the
> Americans the way out of intellectual masturbation by burning his
> topselling books and blowing himself up at the MIT.

While Chomsky's self-immolation is certainly welcome (thanks for making
my morning -- in fact, I'll almost certainly be smiling all day thinking
about Chomsky growing the cajones to actually act upon his fantasies),
I'm nagged by a practical question:  if Chomsky were to blow himself up
on his planet, would it affect anything here on our world?

Rick
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Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2003 00:35:32 -0500
From: martha rosler <navva {AT} earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: <nettime> Fw: Chomsky on Saddam capture - Dictators R Us

oh, moderators!! stop drinking that glog and egg nog and answer this: why
is the below a fit and reasonable post for nettime? or maybe i should just
shut the fuck up.
martha rosler

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>From: Fatima Lasay <digiteer {AT} ispbonanza.com.ph>
>Subject: <nettime> Fw: Chomsky on Saddam capture - Dictators R Us
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>Reply-To: Fatima Lasay <digiteer {AT} ispbonanza.com.ph>
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>American intellectuals know hell of a lot and say them in the most
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