14462Re: Results in WA - technique of "framing"
- Feb 28, 2005--- In GreenLeft_discussion@yahoogroups.com, "Sean Diggins"
>terminology for the marginalisation of socialist ideas.
> With respect to your comments above, my intent was not to blame
>The primary (school) concepts are fairly static IMO. So I think it is
a contest to capture the primary school words and ideas. How many
times more than our opponents do we use the words freedom, liberty,
Who owns the word? Is the primary word ours or theirs? Other parties
falsely use primary ideas but word remains true. The word in the
beginning was good.
It might be each primary word that a political contest is over. The
contest of repetition and frequent use - in public.
> The ruling class has not destroyed the ideas. Even the people whovote for the ruling class still like the ideas. But they certainly do
not trust the terminologies!
>Do people trust primary terms - those words reinforced by the years of
primary school repetition?
I think people like freedom and dislike servitude. What freedom is
would be an intellectual question. The Greens offer more freedom. The
Liberals are offering more servitude.
But right now the Liberals are better at saying they offer more freedom.
By the by. The looming ALP-LIB conflict over the GST money will offer
the new parties an opportunity.
The ALP relied on a political promise that if they removed their
taxation the LIBS would give them the money free of strings.
The ALP, my friends, broke the Golden Rule, that those who have the
gold make the rules. The ALP did not put the GST rule in the
So the looming contest, which the ALP will lose, will offer
opportunity for new parties in the coming decade.
Ian C Latto.
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