Posted by andreas from p3EE3C22E.dip.t-dialin.net (126.96.36.199) on Sunday, December 01, 2002 at 1:38PM :
'Assyria' is a Noun - not a Verb
BTW: Who invented that idiotic slogan, at all?
A noun like "destruction", "oppression" and "usurpation" -
but also as "action", "love", "care", "invention" as well as e.g. "acting".
Only a person too deeply absorbed into the magics of rhetorical sleights of hand will try to simply redefine reality in ideological scrap terms instead of trying to change it.
And only such a person - in his/her abhorrence of meaning - will totally miss giving any contents to the term "Assyria".
Thus is remains a mere colonic puff.
One of the deeper reasons for this is that the focus of that slogan is unduely narrowed down to "action" (as signalled by reference to "verb") while despising language ("noun") with its emancipatory gifts of ungagged discussion and opinion forming.
At the heart of the problem, however, is a total eclipse of yet another, a higher instance above the "verb" and the "noun" :
The free and creative individual thinking (ideas) of a human being taking up his/her responsibilities vis-à-vis mankind.
Thus, that "verb" turns out to be nothing more than a sign of dictated, thoughtless, manipulable & and abusable blind and dumb activism.
The standard formula for enslaving minds.
Well wielded by so many a political Assyrian party and organisation.
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