- Capitalism and Alternatives -


Posted by: Samuel Day Fassbinder ( Citizens for Mustard Greens, USA ) on September 07, 1999 at 17:01:11:

In Reply to: one to bathe with posted by Gee on September 07, 1999 at 14:44:52:

: : SDF has pointed out the futility in using a word like "self-interest" here and here. because Gee has rubbed it with so much sophist soap that it has nearly lost practical traction.

: Adventures into the world of 'witty' wording aside, I have answered them.

SDF: Gee thinks that if he answers something that this is supposed to mean something besides wasted bandwidth. He hasn't made the slightest dent in my argument.

: : We will be brought back to slightly less abstract notions such as the greatest good for the greatest number.

: And literally to hell with the other 2 billion

SDF: Gee's favorite system is already sending 800 million to a literal hell, while he postures with his "gentlemanly" complaint about individualism. We can therefore take his protestations of compassion with a grain of salt, or perhaps with enough food to sustain a "sovereign individual."

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