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Extra points get knocked off if the writer advocates for stealing from small businesses and making bombs. Trivia About Steal This Book. Be aware that I am not merely disagreeing with the author's politic Steal This Book is a self-righteous manual about theft, vandalism, exploitation of the charitable, and even murder. Much of this, I trust, is outdated, but I really appreciate the spirit of the thing. The book is, in the style of the counterculture, mainly focused on ways to fight the government, pdf knacken online and against corporations in any way possible.

No part of this trash is timeless. It isn't always brains and heart that prevail. To save money on payphone calls, take that gap year to backpack around Europe you always wanted, and bring home a bunch of Hungarian change! It should be so straightforward, yet even something as simple as meeting up with the right person can be a problem. As a bonus, Abbie Hoffman comes across as a totally engaging, funny, caring and friendly guy.

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They were too important to be hippies. Fortunately, many of the techniques described are now obsolete. In fact, Hoffman wrote, it was immoral not to do so. How to use a penny for a nickel in a pay phone, for instance. This is a moving story of unwavering loyalty and a love that crosses all barriers.

Tom Forcade was not credited in the book, but Hoffman later admitted that he had taken part in some of the editing before being replaced by Bert Cohen. Lying to the compassionate is fine. Some of what he suggests has been nullified by This seemed like a book that I should have read, just because of its role in history.

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He was so harshly critical of America, but it was the industry and honesty of the general population that allowed his cheater techniques to work. Abbie Hoffman's style was always good, and it is both good, and also pragmatic here. Trying to beat up cops and destroying patrol cars isn't going to change anything. Sure, the times have changed, but idealized revolution doesn't work within the confines of time. Take charge, he was saying.

When I read the book, I was appalled by his sociopathy. This is a self-liberation manual. It had such an interesting title that I flipped through it and saw the illustration of the shoplifter in the trench coat. Reborn once more, he's overjoyed when he is adopted by Clarity, now a vibrant but troubled teenager.

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Pre-computer age anonymity? Hey man, Abbie proclaims, need some cash?

The only reason you should be in college is to destroy it. What the fuck is Abbie Hoffman's problem? One example is to rewire your phone to a more powerful source to blow out the phone lines.

The main takeaway, I believe, is that Corporate America is out for themselves alone and they will do whatever they can to put profits before actual people. Reading it as a historical text is utterly fascinating in learning out-of-date scams of getting free airline tickets and setting up actual printing presses. It is clear that Hoffman is never trying to screw over a brother, as he always suggests leaving generous tips when pulling a dine-and-dash or whatever other scam he has devised. The truth of it is, they are there to get the degree so that they can get ahead in the rat race.

This seemed like a book that I should have read, just because of its role in history. The info wasn't really the point. Steal This Book is a book written by Abbie Hoffman. Just counterfeit a couple of greenbacks and you're good to go. Steal This Book is a self-righteous manual about theft, vandalism, exploitation of the charitable, and even murder.

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This title has Common Core connections. All of it now an intoxicating trip into the Hippie past. He touts revolution but nothing he proposes actually supports genuine change.

Hoffman was brilliant and hid his mental illness as eccentricity. Hoffman provides great resources such as inexpensive simple recipes, and lists of organizations and societies that may or may not be outdated. What happens next is the last thing she expected. Mainstream America didn't look that good from there! His self-removal from the human race is not something that fills me with regret.

Open Preview See a Problem? Being a cheap privileged shit isn't the same as being poor. Try giving instead of taking, creating instead of destroying.

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Don't accept what they tell you, or what they hand you. He only cares about one thing and that's harassing cops and being a degenerate. It leaves the reader a lot to think about, even if the techniques herein would no longer be possible. It's not going to benefit the poor or bring attention to a corrupt system.

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