- Capitalism and Alternatives -

giving ammunition to the capitalist generalisers.

Posted by: Lark on June 30, 1999 at 13:17:48:

In Reply to: the most murderous, form of totalitarian govenment posted by The Capitalist Pig on June 30, 1999 at 00:19:19:

: : First of all I understand you to be the vile capitalist on this board - yes I have read your posts about the poeple as being individual, your vile defence of the free market - the enemy of the collective, you will learn come the revolution.

Excuse me? Vile capitalist? Arent we being a bit hotheaded this is a difference of opinion only facists offer each other violence over differences of opinion.

By the way the defense of the individual is fine you have a completely doctrinare understanding of individualism here, the difference is the rational free thinking individual who is socially disposed and favouring co-operation and the possessive individual who is motiviated by greed (greed being distinct from trying to provide for yourself and then looking to others which is the norm under normal circumstances)

: Don't you love it when the true nature of the of socialism rears its ugly head.

And you excuse me too friend, I can understand your views when all you get is this irrational impassioned rage but dont go of generalising and stamping us all. This isnt an elaborate show, I genuinely think that this guys statist and institutionalising thought is out of sink with empathic humanism, which is the heart and soul of socialism.

:I hope all of you out there struggling to identify your own beliefs will pay heed to this commies message.

What? Look what your doing "scientist" your giving ammunition to the capitalist generalisers.

:Socialism means giving up your individuality and any personal property. To Pol Pot this meant even tooth brushes. How would you feel about that?

I wouldnt be on for it at all but then I'm not that sort of socialist, come on there are many versions of capitalism too and some of them involve state, party and loss of individuality what about facism?

:Using a state owned tooth brush, how many would you have to share it with? You wouldn't decide, the state would of course and it migh be someone like the character who posted the above message and as he says "come the revolution you will learn".

Now everyone sees me a socialist in disagreement with the "you will learn" material.

: It is not hard to see why socialist governments have been the most murderous, form of totalitarian govenment we have seen this century.

Irony, I see we're learning.

: --
: McSpotlight: Oh, come off it; you cannot judge an entire school of thought by one person with their own view of it.

Here. Here.

Follow Ups:

The Debating Room Post a Followup