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« : June 26, 2007, 11:02:54 PM »

I'm just curious.




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« #1 : June 27, 2007, 12:22:40 AM »

You mean, apart from his clear statements in Giu la testa?



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« #2 : June 27, 2007, 12:34:07 AM »

At least leftist but hardly communist. But I think DYS makes pretty clear that, at least at that time, he didn't like any kind of politics. I think this has something to do with the student  riots of '68. Frayling says something about it on the extras but I'm not an expert of these things.


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« #3 : June 27, 2007, 07:11:23 AM »

At least leftist but hardly communist. But I think DYS makes pretty clear that, at least at that time, he didn't like any kind of politics. I think this has something to do with the student  riots of '68. Frayling says something about it on the extras but I'm not an expert of these things.

I actually got the idea that he hated politics from DYS.




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« #4 : June 27, 2007, 07:48:30 AM »

In Frayling's biography, Leone once stated that he considered himself a disillusioned socialist. He once believed in "a more just society where money was evenly distributed, but politics no longer make sense in Italy."


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« #5 : June 27, 2007, 08:04:19 AM »

In Frayling's biography, Leone once stated that he considered himself a disillusioned socialist. He once believed in "a more just society where money was evenly distributed, but politics no longer make sense in Italy."

Yeah, this is true. I didn't mean to make it sound like a big deal. It's just fun to learn about the man in more detail. He was an interesting individual.




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« #6 : June 27, 2007, 08:32:11 AM »

He once believed in "a more just society where money was evenly distributed, but politics no longer make sense in Italy."
Sorry, but that makes no sense to me. Could someone explain it to me, please. Did he mean: a more than just society where money was evenly distributed... or WTF?


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« #7 : June 28, 2007, 05:17:25 AM »

Didn't he refer to himself as an anarchist on at least one occasion? I seem to remember that coming up in "Something to Do With Death".



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« #8 : June 28, 2007, 11:49:58 AM »

Didn't he refer to himself as an anarchist on at least one occasion? I seem to remember that coming up in "Something to Do With Death".

Does anybody own Frayling's Leone Biography?




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« #9 : June 28, 2007, 01:21:01 PM »

Does anybody own Frayling's Leone Biography?

I do.


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« #10 : June 28, 2007, 01:47:24 PM »

Does anybody own Frayling's Leone Biography?

Yes. Here is the section to which I was referring (p. 306 of the paperback edition):

"Let's just say that I'm a disillusioned socialist. To the point of becoming an anarchist. But I have a conscience, I'm a moderate anarchist who doesn't go around throwing bombs."



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« #11 : June 28, 2007, 02:05:55 PM »

Yes. Here is the section to which I was referring (p. 306 of the paperback edition):

"Let's just say that I'm a disillusioned socialist. To the point of becoming an anarchist. But I have a conscience, I'm a moderate anarchist who doesn't go around throwing bombs."

Smart guy. So he's not an extremist is what he's saying.




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