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(The Atlantic Cities)   Athenian dumpster divers predicted Greece's economic crisis back in 2004   (theatlanticcities.com ) divider line
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2012-07-02 02:55:46 PM  
So did the anarchists. They're also the only major group ready to pick up arms against the fascists.
 
2012-07-02 03:17:38 PM  
What a bullshiat article.

A) The dumpster divers failed to predict the Greek economic crisis.
B) The article is about some douchebag filmmaker claiming his film predicted the Greek economic crisis.
C) His film did not predict the Greek economic crisis.
 
2012-07-02 03:19:16 PM  

Token Anarchist: So did the anarchists. They're also the only major group ready to pick up arms against the fascists.


Do anarchists count as a group? I think that kind of defeats the point of being an anarchist. You kind of need to talk about them is more abstract terms. Many anarchists are ready to pick up arms against the fascists.

Also, if you look a bit, you can find someone who has predeicted just about any major economic downturn. I (among countless others) predecited the collapse of the housing market in the US.
 
2012-07-02 03:22:55 PM  
Sounds like they got Gypped
 
2012-07-02 03:49:37 PM  
This actually sounds like an argument for increased immigration controls.

Reduce the number of people picking for trash and those remaining have their individual income goes up. Then they wind up with a higher income tax bracket.
 
2012-07-02 03:55:30 PM  
I predict a German economic/loan/housing bubble crisis within 10 years, based on a stray fax, a shifty payday loan company, and Siemens.

/would say more
//I'm pretty sure they're watching me
///*puts on tin foil hat*
 
2012-07-02 04:34:41 PM  
They prefer to be called oracles.
 
2012-07-02 04:38:10 PM  
Didn't they take the gold in that event in '04?
 
2012-07-02 04:42:37 PM  

NewWorldDan: Token Anarchist: So did the anarchists. They're also the only major group ready to pick up arms against the fascists.

Do anarchists count as a group? I think that kind of defeats the point of being an anarchist. You kind of need to talk about them is more abstract terms. Many anarchists are ready to pick up arms against the fascists.

Also, if you look a bit, you can find someone who has predeicted just about any major economic downturn. I (among countless others) predecited the collapse of the housing market in the US.


As did I, but I *freely* admit I didn't expect it to take the whole damn economy with it
 
2012-07-02 04:44:04 PM  
I would love to go diving on her Greek dumpster.

wtfman.net
 
2012-07-02 04:47:49 PM  
Came here to post that i had read the article and failed to see where it proved anything beyond the need for better immigration laws. It seems that i am not alone in that view.
 
2012-07-02 06:50:29 PM  
Here's my attempt:

A) Find a failed nation.
B) Ask fringe outliers if they ever thought the nation would fail way back when.
C) Print money.
 
2012-07-03 03:52:48 AM  

vonapathy: I predict a German economic/loan/housing bubble crisis within 10 years, based on a stray fax, a shifty payday loan company, and Siemens.


There is a chance for a German bubble in the next decade, as they start to spend/invest the money they get back from all the loans they're making to prop up Greece, Spain, etc.
 
2012-07-03 04:16:20 PM  

NewWorldDan: Token Anarchist: So did the anarchists. They're also the only major group ready to pick up arms against the fascists.

Do anarchists count as a group? I think that kind of defeats the point of being an anarchist. You kind of need to talk about them is more abstract terms. Many anarchists are ready to pick up arms against the fascists.

Also, if you look a bit, you can find someone who has predeicted just about any major economic downturn. I (among countless others) predecited the collapse of the housing market in the US.


There are many groups of different types of anarchists in Greece. If you're implying organization isn't anarchist, you should probably read its Wikipedia entry. Anti-organizational anarchists do exist, but they're a fringe, usually anti-technology and anti-civilization too.
 
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