On 12 March 2012 10:18, Moss H. wrote: Several of us from Swansea and Cardiff went to a meeting day in Cardiff ... Thanks, Howard.
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, Mar 12, 2012
On 12 March 2012 10:18, Moss H. <H.Moss@...> wrote:
Several of us from Swansea and Cardiff went to a meeting day in Cardiff
> yesterday organised by the Zeitgeist Movement. I don't think I'm being
> biased if I say that the highlight was the talk given by Adam Buick on the
> meaning of communism/socialism. It gave rise to a fair amount of discussion
> - most of it interesting. Other talks were by an organisation called
> 'Positive Money', which I don't think many people there were convinced by
> and one by someone from Zeitgeist depicting the present slump as going to
> be the worst and most long-lasting ever. Some of it sounded pretty possible
> and convincing, but some of it alarmist and with a bit of conspiracy theory
> thrown in as well (NATO being behind the revolts in the Middle East and
> Africa as a a way of combating Chinese influence). The speaker from the
> 'Free Food' movement didn't turn up. There was also a 10-minute video of
> the Zeitgeist founder, Peter Joseph, speaking - very good, I thought. My
> impression was that the people there - about 30 and mainly young - were
> pretty responsive to what we were saying. Cardiff Group is organising its
> own public meeting next month on the subject of 'What is Socialism?', so
> hopefully a few will come.
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