Literature abuse

Paul Andinach pandinac at tartarus.uwa.edu.au
Fri Mar 23 08:42:08 EST 2001


On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, Hallie O'Donovan wrote:

> Paul:

> > On yet another hand, maybe it's good that it's not proper tea --
> > as we all know, all proper tea is theft...
> >
> > IGMC.
>
> ?  I'm being very dim, no doubt, but still, don't get it.

"All property is theft" is a famous anarchist slogan, dating back to
Pierre Joseph Proudhon.

Hence the old old joke about the anarchist who drank only ersatz tea,
because he believed that all proper tea is theft. 


Paul
-- 
"Hold fast to the one noble thing."

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