>>They are condemned, then, to
We are condemned, King Lear like, to the duty
and possiblity of revolution, it is something that is irrevomovable from our
condition, but we have to choose to exorcise it.
>>Now in the north of Ireland there
exists thousands upon thousand of workers who would describe themselves as
Protestant Unionists and who actively support British imperialism together
with the rampant and intense discrimination against Catholic workers from
the same geographical location. Many of these Protestant workers are proud
members of the reactionary Orange Order. These workers have adhered to this
reactionary counter-revolutionary culture for over a hundred years. Such
workers can hardly be described as inherently revolutionary.
Indeed, police officers are workers, but I
wouldn't consider a police officer inherently revolution - its absurd as
sayign all wopmen are inherently feminist. But, and I do have a big
but, we are all potentially revolutionary, and this is why a vanguard is not
only udnesirable, but also unnessary, when consciousness and necessity
co-incide the revolution will happen - our job here and now is to promote
consciousness as widely as possible.