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Pointless Camping by Arnold Jansen op de Haar

The Occupy Wall Street Protest is a flash-mob that camps out. It’s as if the neighbours come round for a cup of coffee and end up sleeping over.

The Occupy demonstrations are flash-mobs inspired by fear, and fear is not short-lived, fear is stubborn.

It’s actually rather odd that, in order to protest ‘against banks’, people pitch their tents in front of a stock exchange. For several decades these banks provided people with mortgages, and during this time house prices increased substantially.

In those days, very few people camped outside banks to thank them.

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