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Yet I cannot help and think it's an analogy to the socialism I know and grew up in... this forum, as an organism, is like a dinosaur: gigantic but not very "bright".

Well, from your description, there is one crucial difference: the 'socialism' we knew was a centralised top-down affair (with the top dogs lacking oversight and the local barons cheating), but the ESF dinosaur is a headless monster :-)

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Fri May 5th, 2006 at 02:23:51 PM EST
Yes, a headless monster... hence a bit disoriented. But I believe it's going somewhere.

"If you cannot say what you have to say in twenty minutes, you should go away and write a book about it." Lord Brabazon
by Barbara on Fri May 5th, 2006 at 02:58:53 PM EST
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Perhaps. But 'A headless monster going somewhere' is possibly not going to be many people's first choice for an image of something that's attempting to transform international geopolitics.

(Unless it's a headless avocado, maybe.)

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Fri May 5th, 2006 at 05:40:36 PM EST
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