“The only sense in which the protesters are communists is that they care for the commons – the commons of nature, of knowledge – which are threatened by the system.”

They are dismissed as dreamers, but the true dreamers are those who think things can go on indefinitely the way they are, just with some cosmetic changes. They are not dreamers; they are the awakening from a dream that is turning into a nightmare. They are not destroying anything, but reacting to how the system is gradually destroying itself.

Slavoj Žižek, entertainer, Marxist philosopher, and cultural theorist on the Occupy Wall Street movement.