Fwd: Be realistic, demand the impossible

Coalition on Homelessness, SF (coh@sfo.com)
Fri, 24 Dec 1999 14:28:18 -0800

>From: "Bureau of Public Secrets" <knabb@slip.net>
>To: <coh@sfo.com>
>Subject: Be realistic, demand the impossible
>Date: Fri, 24 Dec 1999 08:27:21 -0800
>X-Priority: 3
>Translations of over 200 graffiti from the May 1968 revolt
>in France are now online at
>A few examples:
>Power to the imagination.
>Be realistic, demand the impossible.
>It's painful to submit to our bosses; it's even more stupid
>to choose them.
>No forbidding allowed.
>When examined, answer with questions.
>The more I make love, the more I want to make revolution.
>The more I make revolution, the more I want to make love.
>Boredom is counterrevolutionary.
>Run, comrade, the old world is behind you!
>* * *
>The Bureau of Public Secrets website, which has received
>over 90,000 page visits during its first 16 months, features
>(translations from the notorious group that helped trigger
>the May 1968 revolt) and PUBLIC SECRETS, the recent
>collection of Knabb's own writings, including "The Joy of
>Revolution," "Confessions of a Mild-Mannered Enemy of the
>State," and an assortment of comics, leaflets and articles
>on Wilhelm Reich, Kenneth Rexroth, Gary Snyder, the sixties
>counterculture, radical women, Chinese anarchists, socially
>engaged Buddhists, urban "psychogeography," the Watts riot,
>the Iranian uprising, the Gulf war, and the recent jobless
>revolt in France. The new site index --
>http://www.slip.net/~knabb/index1.htm -- includes over 2000
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