By Garrett P. (Putman) Serviss
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These, too, were citizens the way the Framers imagined citizens. They, too, were volunteers. They may be younger (average age, thirty-three); they may do less of the stuff that older people do (convene and vote) and more of the stuff that younger people do (march, protest, sleep in tents in parks). But like the Tea Partiers, Occupiers have made a personal sacrifice—for some, a very significant personal sacrifice—to sleep in a park and to work with a wide range of others to demand that this country be better.
Campaign material was professional material. The job of the amateur was simply to show up and vote. Yet here again, the twenty-first century is reviving what the twentieth century killed. Technology has returned the amateur to politics. It has invited the blogger to comment, or to criticize. It has encouraged citizens to post on YouTube or Meetup or to make iReports. It has made a Tweet central. And this has happened not just here, but across the world. The possibilities have changed. There are more channels.
Think: lost to another world, while also lost to this world. Such read-only cultures can be contrasted with “read-write” cultures. These are cultures in which amateurs create their own culture, or versions of culture, and share that creativity with others. Think remix videos on YouTube, or photos on Flickr, or Wikipedia, or the links and RTs on Twitter. Amateur, however, not in the sense of amateurish. Some of it is; much of it isn’t. But whether it is or isn’t, that’s not the point. Instead, think amateur in the sense of people who create for the love of creating, and not for the money.