If there’s no “People’s Voice” happening right now or the stream is off line, you can see an example of the bizarre practice here:
I have an African Gray parrot that can say around 70 different words and phrases. King Kong really has no idea what he’s saying, although he will occasionally say the right word in the right context because he has learned some cues. For example, when the dog starts getting hyper he will say, “Drop it!” or “To-beeee!!”
These people at the Wall Street protests aren’t much different than King Kong. They are merely parroting talking points and catch phrases they’ve heard and repeated over and over and over again. This explains why the majority of them cannot cannot coherently explain why they are there or what exactly they are protesting, beyond parroting those catch phrases.
By the way, does anyone else find it ironic that these people are using Facebook, which had a first half revenue of $1.6 billion in 2011? Why aren’t they protesting at the Facebook HQ (a monument to greed if I ever saw one)?
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