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The Mass-man revolt (2)

I continue reading in this amazing script from 1932 for the Spanish Political Philosopher….

In my previous post  ” The mass-man revolt (1)”  I quoted how the revolt is made by the ordinary masses and not the elite..

Now he describes a state of ”Hyperdemocracy” where the masses take in their hand to force the law and formulate the new democracy from Cafes (well.. I can add now, Mosques,churches and facebook)… The elite intellectuals can form their parties, newspapers, satellite channels , but the reality is that they are not in control…..

The Mass-man revolt (1)

It is the painful moment which cuts through my day and I can not just turn away any more or hold the scream any longer. Today the masses are eating the masses….

Weeks ago I was taken aback  by the result of our vote on the Amendment of the constitution in Egypt. The result was shocking ..seconds later understandable…. clear and obvious like midday sun…

I left my seat at the front raw of facebook and On TV to the back seat , trying to grasp the line and guess what is next (while I eat my popcorn)…

the discussions around me turned into an irritating cloud of buzz… the events and scenes were just as ugly as the stings off bees…. The word which kept sitting on my bold head was ‘The masses’  …

‘The masses’ …The beautiful dignified word lost its Holiness in 100 days….

The question is – and was – who leads the masses…. read this…