[Ansteorra] RE:The whole pirate thing...
marccarlson20 at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 14 11:53:21 PDT 2005
From: ansteorra-bounces+jyeates=realtime.net at ansteorra.org
>* .. My only confusion - and that's all it is, a confusion - is why anyone
>would want a person based on people who kill and steal for a living (you
>dress it up however you want, but the historical reality is that piracy IS
>all about theft, even today). ...
>maybe i can help lift the confusion .. here's a great book on pirates *in*
>_Pirate Utopias_, by Peter Lamborn Wilson
Nope. Doesn't help, unless you are trying to tell me that "well it could
have been this way and that's what makes it appealing" - in which case,
that's great - but don't delude yourself that it's fact.
>if that authors name seems vaguely familiar for some reason ... he also
>publishes under his
>pseudonym "Hakim Bey"
Your not helping his cred with this.
... There comes a time in every man's life when he must feel tempted to spit
in his hands, hoist the black flag and begin slitting throats. -H.L. Mencken
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