Re: Many selves (was Diaries (was: Re: The Pause that Refreshes))

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Mon Jun 12 2000 - 20:09:32 MDT

Rob Sweeney wrote:
> * Michael S. Lorrey <> [000612 17:50]:
> > For about 15 minutes, at age 15, I was convinced I was a communist....
> I remember when I was, oh, 7 or so, saying something offhand to my
> mother along the lines of "from each according to his ability, to
> each according to his needs." As I recall I had come up with this
> whole theory myself. She said if I wasn't careful people might start
> calling me Karl Marx. I had no idea what she was talking about so I
> looked it up. After a bit of further reading, that was the end of that!
> But it made great sense at the time.

Communism and Socialism sound like great ideas when you are living off
of someone else's wallet.

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