- Capitalism and Alternatives -


Posted by: Frenchy on December 03, 1999 at 21:14:13:

In Reply to: theory + judgementalism = rationalization posted by Stuart Gort on December 03, 1999 at 17:42:46:

: :: 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.

Or, 'Trust ME! I would never do what Stalin and Mao and Pol Pot and Castro and etc did. I'm different."....yeah, right.

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