- Capitalism and Alternatives -

Urgh! tahts disgusting.

Posted by: Red Deathy ( Socialist party, Uk ) on March 24, 1999 at 15:16:37:

In Reply to: In sports it's called a 'facial' posted by Joel Jacobson on March 24, 1999 at 11:29:59:

: Economics is about choice. Even plants and non-organic compounds exhibit economic tendancies as studied by Gary Becker. Contrary to your claims true socialism requires unlimited production: no economics means not having to choose, and only in a world with infinite resources can we truly not have to make choices. (poorly put on my part but I'm too tired to change it). The only alternative is . . . well, see my post "Official: Deathy is a [guess]".

No, economics is about scrabbling around in scarcity, being dominated by our means of production. Defining it by 'choice' is a peice of cunsmerist ideologue rubbish. English fourteenth century peasants didn't have a lot of choice, but they still ahd economics.

: In which case freedom from 'the wage relation' and 'capitalism' are nothing more than your opinions and value judgements, which, if you had the chance, you would shove down my throat.

If you feel you are free working for a wage, thats your call.

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