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_caspar_ wrote

that's an assumption, but how do you figure? some folks claim it is controlled fire. how far back do you go, and on what shifting evidence (as new research findings surface)? the reductivist attempt to declare the one source, that key piece to the puzzle, is a game of dead ends.

class itself has shifted dramatically in a matter of generations. the distinctions are nothing like marx's 19th century analysis. the situationists and italian autonomists wrote volumes on this 50 years ago. and for as much as folks like to wax nostalgic, this aint '68.