Avishkar Govender
Avishkar Govender

Revolutionary

I take great exception to larceny. It is something that just irritates me. Then again sarcasm also irritates me, and for what its worth I don’t think that highly of narcissism either. Notice that all three of these words: larceny, sarcasm and narcissism have the letters ~arc~ in the middle of them. That must mean something. Either it means something or I have a rather specialised dislike.

I mention this because recently I heard that a group of people, bound together by their own common interests, had started a political party that ostensibly seeks to promote the interests of socialism, revolution and workers. The problem with this, according to me, is that socialism is guilty of larceny, on so many levels of “borrowed this” and “borrowed that”; while socialist revolution and socialist revolutionary are wholly products of sarcasm; and workerism is a type of narcissism.

So in order to assure this political party, that I will definitely not be giving them a certain block of seats in parliament that I usually allocate to “the new party… in its first election outing”; I have written down my official statement, as a booklet, on the establishment of this new political party. I have called it “Revolutionary” and in it I have deconstructed socialist revolution, conservative revolution, nationalist revolution, communist revolution, workerist revolution and theological revolution.

I have also defined both revolution and revolutionary, and have starkly contrasted the failure of socialist revolution, conservative revolution, nationalist revolution, communist revolution, workerist revolution and theological revolution, collectively the dishonest revolutions, against the success of liberal revolution.

For good measure, I have included a condemnation of cowardice, just in case the group of people who have started this political party are unaware that I consider them to be cowards; and I have also added a piece of my political beat poetry about the economy that drives South Africa. In general it should not take a long time to read my statement, as a booklet; and, for what its worth, it should not take a long time to completely disregard the offering of this new political party.

It’s bad enough that the industry, that is being destroyed by the group of people who have started this political party, does not seem to be turning the corner on its misfortune anytime soon; but for these people to decide that what they need is socialism, revolution and workerism, is an insult too far. Factually socialism, socialist revolution, workerist revolution and workerism have never produced a decent product in this industry, and definitely do not have any place in this industry whatsoever.

I invite you to click on the link below, to download my statement, as a booklet, to read “Revolutionary” and to make your mind up for yourself. I for one will not be casting any votes (in the singular, plural and extensible senses) for this new political party; and I must, in good conscience, urge you to take the same position.

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