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theory + judgementalism = rationalization

Posted by: Stuart Gort ( USA ) on December 03, 1999 at 17:42:46:

In Reply to: 1+1=2... posted by Frenchy on December 03, 1999 at 11:14:57:

:: one buck for plastic, three bucks for manufacture's rep. That's four bucks. One good idea, Rubic's Cube, a better mouse trap, what ever, times one million units and you and ninehundredthousandninehundredandninetynine others buy one at seven bucks a pop.
: I retire and sip coffee at Starbucks all day. Or wolf down McDonalds Double Cheeseburgers if I feel like it. Or go to Barbados for a couple of months.
: Marxist Theory?? I don' need no steekin' Marxist Theory!

Nor do I, French.

The point was that no matter how much one spends with these elaborate value theories, the world keeps turning.

Productivity and efficiency has created the wealth that these guys want to get their mitts on. Their precious labor value theory exists only to fabricate a moral rationalization for the theft they advocate. Notice how amazingly complex a rationalization for theft must be in order to soothe one's conscience.

Stuart Gort

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