Brecht, Brecht, Brecht on thy cold, gray boards, O scene.
And I do not think that's what the words were meant to mean.
Quoting "T. R. Stratton" <[log in to unmask]>:
> I always chuckle when I see Brecht, who wanted to break the exisiting social
> (Brecht is a conjugation of the German brechen "to break". I've always
> found this amusing.)
> On 1/16/06, Carrol Cox <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > I prefer Brecht to Eliot on social relations.
> > THOSE WHO TAKE THE MEAT FROM THE TABLE
> > Teach contentment.
> > Those for whom the contribution is destined
> > Demand sacrifice.
> > Those who eat their fill speak to the hungry
> > Of wonderful times to come.
> > Those who lead the country into the abyss
> > Call ruling too difficult
> > For ordinary men.
> T.R. Stratton
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