"BE REALISTIC, DEMAND THE IMPOSSIBLE"?
We demand that the powerful listen – and they give us a hearing. We demand support from civil society – and we are praised. We demand publicity – and the journalists market us. We demand the power to be organized – and power organizes us. We demand democracy. And democracy is savagely applied. Once again, we let reality take us in hand. But perhaps we have understood that the real and the possible always go hand in hand until our lives are surrounded in the modesty of deferred desires and delegated dreams – first in the "adult world", and then in that of employers, supervisors and politicians – that is the poverty of existence.
We demand the possible, and we get the possible. But maybe we have realized that the impossible is something we must go and take ourselves. We must take one more step, expand reality to our boundless measure, disarm authority and arm our desires. No one will grant it to us from their high seat of power; only our curiosity, our rage, our continuous attack can throw this door that has already begun to break wide open for us.
—Thanks to L’evasione and the writers
of the leaflet that inspired this.
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