- Capitalism and Alternatives -


Posted by: Gee ( si ) on October 08, 1999 at 10:36:07:

In Reply to: Morality without rationality never does make sense. posted by lark on October 07, 1999 at 16:50:47:

: : Youre reward is in your satisfaction. You choose to do it over a number of alternative uses of your time and effort. There is reward.

: Ah, the view that there is no such thing as a selfless act, right?

Indeed. Or where did yourself and your judgement go when making a 'selfless' act?

: I never wanted them and when I discuss the issues, such as the summit of the WTO in the US soon when they will be discussing ways to resind the will of the citizenry in the UK and force the commodification of health care, the abolition of the minimum wage (which is very, very minimum already)

(minimum wage is a scam anyway - it doesnt do anything)

: and the further commodification of education (freedom of education is being gradually abolished because only the privileged can afford it). Now that's force, not very libertarian and people dont like it but due to the idiot culture of the tabloids who are funded by the same capitalists, it's never featured in the news etc. It's not due to consent but guile and cunning.

Dont blame in on the tabloids - people are controlled robots - they (many) want it and they accept it, thats the fearsome thing.

: Agreement Gee I thought I'd never see the day. I presume that you oppose the steamrollering libertarianism of Thatcher, Pinochet and the WTO or the Secret OCED legislation that would have undermined the soveriegnty of nations (and therefore individuals) too?

Thats libertarianism?

: No I havent and I dont intend to I cant understand why anyone can empathise with business and big money, cola is cola, the millions of brands is waste.

That wasnt empathy - that was a criticism of the 'controlled masses' fallacy.

: I know but on principle I dont think I should leave, there are other people working there friends, associates and people I can just about recall the name of and they have zilch knowledge of the law or courage and I feel that if I would expect people with superior knowledge in things to assist me then it is the least I could do.

So you want to stay. ok.

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