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This book cracked me up and had dozens of tips on how to do things that I was way too square to try but young enough to fantasize about doing–and being a chemis When I give it five stars, I should probably add that that is from the viewpoint of an year-old who grew up thinking he’d be drafted to go to Viet Nam and was still P. You don’t have to pay for stuff you take from the store!
Business owners are depicted as the enemy. Just steal some, duhhhhh. Lying to the compassionate is fine. I used to have a copy of hoffma, but, surprise!
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More of a hippie history book than anything. Open Preview See a Problem? So why did I read it? Mainstream America didn’t look that etse from there!
Apr 26, Mykle rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Some of what he suggests has been nullified by This hoffmqn like a book that I should have hoffmab, just because of its role in history. These guys were so full of themselves that they had to distinguish themselves from their peers. The only reason you should be in college is to destroy it. A driving force behind the social revolution of the s and s, Hoffman inspired a generation to challenge the status quo.
Dec 28, BGP rated it did not like it. This seemed like a eshe that I should have read, just because of its role in history. Aug 12, Jim rated it really liked it Shelves: Perhaps the best title ever for a non-fiction book.
It boggles my mind how so many people bought into their crap.
Still a fascinating time capsule, and Hoffman’s heart is in the right place if one’s curious about hoffmxn politics. A number of actions described in the book would get one prosecuted for terrorism today, for instance.
It was a revelation: Abbie Hoffman’s Steal this Book Wk. United States of America. I really miss that. If you’ve ever wondered what motivates people like Hillary, this is a real eye-opener. At times I would smile to myself while fondly thinking of how technology has made things so much easier to steal, but in reading some sections it becomes glaringly obvious how technology has made it so much harder to rip some industries off.
When the seller learned that I was familiar with it, she let me have it for free instead of 25 cents she was going to charge. The most interesting things about this book: I hope the new owner enjoyed it and passed it on as well.
Steal This Book by Abbie Hoffman
Shoot Richard Nixon instead. What will be laughable 40 years from now?
Seriously, I know I’m paraphrasing here, but the book pretty much reads as such. By exposing all these gaping security holes in nearly every industry, the industries closed those holes and the Digger movement had to go legit and was less effective because of it. I thought Abbie Hoffman was Robin Hood.
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Abbie Hoffman’s style was always good, and it is both good, and a Like an unearthed copy of ‘The Occupy Movement Handbook 1. Good book but it should be called “Steal this book in USA”, because it is for people living in USA, the things abbue Europe and other parts abbi the world are much different than those described in this book, so it can’t be used here.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. He includes methods for ripping off stores, stowing away on public transportation for free rides, and even how to scam pay phones for hoffnan calls. I got this book because I was curious, but I ended up disappointed. It leaves the reader esge lot to think about, even if the techniques herein would no longer be possible.
Out-of-date and ranty at best, it’s worth reading if, for nothing else: There are major differences; this book is a broad and deep argument that justifies theft of all kinds for the purpose of getting by outside roga system, while the current occupy movement is considerably more scrupulous, and possibly quite a bit more world-wise. Dec 16, Jesse rated it liked it Recommends it for: Crumb, it nevertheless conveys a serious message to all would-be revolutionaries: Take charge, he was saying.
I don’t think I’ve ever read a book which better portrayed how much things in the world have changed. Hoffman was a moron. The truth of it is, they are there to get the degree so that they can get ahead in the rat race.