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riverwalker

(8,694 posts)
Mon Jun 25, 2018, 08:03 AM Jun 2018

Sand in the machine. Lessons from Norwegian Resistance

‪Thread by @TorEkelandPC: "My dad was tortured by the Gestapo for 4 days and thrown in a concentration camp for being in the Norwegian Resistance. Growing up, he would tell me things he learned in the Resistance. I thought, I'm never going to need this stuff. Here's […]" https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1011002957406588928.html‬

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Sand in the machine. Lessons from Norwegian Resistance (Original Post) riverwalker Jun 2018 OP
Thread not found no_hypocrisy Jun 2018 #1
Try this riverwalker Jun 2018 #2
The thread riverwalker Jun 2018 #3
Thanks so much for doing this, well worth the read! Rhiannon12866 Jun 2018 #7
There was an interesting Danish resistance tactic that can be effective: struggle4progress Jun 2018 #4
In Norway they had the "ice front" riverwalker Jun 2018 #5
#9? SharonClark Jun 2018 #6

struggle4progress

(118,566 posts)
4. There was an interesting Danish resistance tactic that can be effective:
Mon Jun 25, 2018, 08:18 AM
Jun 2018

it consists of brainlessly doing exactly what you are told to do by your would-be overlords, using absolutely no common sense whatsoever in the process

For anything to be done even half-way effectively, the people doing it need to apply some intelligence to the process

Yes? What did you want me to do? That's what I am doing! Oh, you do not want it done this way? Well, how do you want it done? Why didn't you say so? I will do it that way then ... Yes? But I am doing exactly what you told me to do! Not how you wanted it done? Well, how do you want it done? Why didn't you say so? I will do it that way then ... Yes? No? Not this way either? But isn't this what you told to do? How do you want it done, then? ...

riverwalker

(8,694 posts)
5. In Norway they had the "ice front"
Mon Jun 25, 2018, 08:22 AM
Jun 2018

Of social coldness. During nazi occupation, the main transportation was public buses. Norwegians would refuse to sit next to nazis on the bus, would stand instead. This upset the nazis so the posted signs on the bus saying “if there are empty seats you must sit, forbidden to stand.”

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