Re: [OPE-L] Rationing/price control

From: David Laibman (dlaibman@SCIENCEANDSOCIETY.COM)
Date: Mon Aug 13 2007 - 18:51:52 EDT

Ah, but those who get nicked by their own sword evidently didn't use it

Now *there's* a tautology if ever there was one....



glevy@PRATT.EDU wrote:
> To both of them I would point to the (limited, but tangible) value of
> *immanent critique*.  If we can make *our* points (even small ones)
> using *their* tools, I think we should do so.
> ===
> Hi David:
> A lesson, perhaps, of history is that when one uses the sword
> of one's opponent, one often finds that the use of the sword
> unintentionally transforms the user.  Something may be gained
> by the sword, but those who gain may also lose.
> In solidarity, Jerry

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