Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Devils Dictionary Redux

Originally published on my page at Bloglines

With apologies to Ambrose Bierce who had the original idea.

My definitions of some popular words and phrases.




Alberta: See One Party State

Anarchism: marxism without marx

Anarchist: feline domesticus

Feudalism by any other name

Athiest: Squatter (See GOD)

Calgary: largest American City north of the 49th Parallel

see slavery

Capitalist: a merchant/banker with mercenaries who steals
common property to make it their own

Capitalist Planning: cutting your nose to spite your face

Capital Punishment:
'legal' murder of those who oppose the capitalist.

Communism: a good idea whose time is to come

Consumer: a worker suffering a commodity fetish

Creationism: the belief that the earth is flat and Alley Oop is a historical character

a suicide that doesn't know they are dead

Democracy: will that be Coke (tm) or Pepsi (tm)

Economists: if you lined up all the economists end to end they still would not reach a conclusion. (George Bernard Shaw)

Endangered Species: A socialist in the USA

The Holy Roman Empire

Existentialism: Marxism with Hope

FreeMason (AAFM): An upperclass Englishman pretending to be a Scots Tradesman

GOD: The Landlord of the universe

Knights Templars: gods bankers, says it all (also see capitalist)

Maoism: Stalinism with a human face

I'm no marxist.

A perjorative used by Warren Kinsella to refer to someone smarter than he is.

One Party State:
a country or region ruled by one political party and its leader, Cuba, North Korea, Alberta

Buzz Hargrove

PC: Progressive Conservative,

Unless you live in Alberta where it means Party of Calgary

Plagarism: Ayn Rand (noun, improper) whose 1938 novel Anthem reads suspicously like an english translation of WE by Yevgeny Zamiatin published in Russian in 1920. Rand was Russian.

Plagarist: Premier Ralph Klein of Alberta

Political Economy:
them that has the gold makes the rules

proletarian resistance to capitalist colonialism

Pirate: a motely crew of anarchists, rebels and freethinkers

Magick made respectible

Social Democracy: socialism for liberals

Socialism: "state capitalism with electricity" V.I. Lenin

Satan: " the First Rebel " Michael Bakunin

Satanism: Catholicism without guilt

Slavery: the origin of capitalism

Stalinism: meet the new boss same as the old boss

Strategic Voting; See Opportunism

Syndicalism: the heretical idea that workers can run society themselves without bosses or the state.

: Engineers rule!

: 4 people are on an island, one creates a central committee and the other three form factions.

Wage Slave:
I Owe, I Owe, it's off to Work I Go

Witch: heretic and anarchist (Chapter 1, The History of Witchcraft, by Montaque Summers)

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