Geoffrey Fox – written words

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Democracy v. capitalism

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The first question is: How much democracy can capitalism tolerate?  We saw the limits in Florida in the last presidential election — when the wrong candidate had the votes, capital found a way to unelect him. …

The other question is: How much capitalism can democracy tolerate?  …  (2002.04.23)

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Conceal your pastimes

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You’re under no necessity to compose;
Why you should wish to publish, heaven knows.
There’s no excuse for printing tedious rot
Unless one writes for bread, as you do not.
Resist
temptation, then, I beg of you;
Conceal your pastimes from the public view.
Molière, The Misanthrope

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Black & white

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Three or four years ago, a black college official at Wayne State U. in Detroit, a mostly black town, startled me by saying, “I know one thing: The world has always been divided into black people and white people, and it always will be.” … (2001.4.7)

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