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Then if you understand how terrible it is why do you suggest no one is being exploited?

Posted by: Lark on January 28, 19100 at 16:27:13:

In Reply to: Strikingly non-painful :) posted by David on January 28, 19100 at 15:57:20:

: Exactly, unfortunately due to my circumstances I cannot legally work in the U.S. because of my being Canadian. So, until I go to college and get a student visa I cannot hold a job. However, once I get my student visa I'll have the option of all the shitwork I can find (especially with the Student Visa, as they limit your choices of jobs, and let me tell you, those choices ain't pretty).

Then if you understand how terrible it is why do you suggest no one is being exploited? The condition of work in the modern world is pitiful, it isnt work it's servility, even if it is remmunerated close to what it is actually worth, which is very difficult to determine in capitalism as the corporates etc. tend to set it at what suits them not what the worker honestly deserves, it is a pretty nasty business.

: Then again, however, I do not spend a lot of money, I buy a few books and several CDs a month.

It's not all money, work can fufil a sense of duty or create a time frame and social network etc. it's so valuable that it should be more to do with free choice, freewill and not manipulation like at present.

: : I mean me a white heterosexual Catholic doesnt pretend to understand the plight of coloured people, homosexuals or oppressed non-catholics but can through a common humanity empathise and support their SELF- EMANCIPATION.

: Yes, but the point is is that you can understand the need for a human, regardless of race, to be free.

Oh, fully, are you a pro-capitalist? I took you for a pro-capitalist but I may have been wrong.

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