Agents for community self-determination? Experiences of local actors
So are you saying we don’t have any honourable politicians?
— We do, but they are the ones who lack support…. People somehow don’t appreciate them …
Could it have turned out differently?
— Probably not. I thought this country was a lot better prepared for the fall of communism, that its moral condition was a lot better. But it isn’t.
You live in a small village [near Trnava] where most people support HZDS. How do you get along?
— The locals believe sweet-sounding slogans and don’t realise what influence they have on things. They tolerate me, they even listen, but they treat me as an eccentric.
(Interview with actor and folk ...