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What if I don't want to rotate?

Posted by: Ex-commie on October 28, 1999 at 22:05:27:

In Reply to: Distortions galore posted by Stoller on October 13, 1999 at 12:32:22:

: : Where the able are enslaved to provide for things they don't value, where life is determined by some 'administrative' body.

: Two words: job rotation. According to Marx---and Lenin---everyone should 'administer.'

What if I don't want to work at all? What if I don't want to rotate? What if I want to rotate, but ON MY OWN TERMS?

: : Any society where your every action has to be checked with the whim and the opinion of others, however foolish [what about wise?], sounds awful.

: Read this again as: I oppose majority rule, I reject democracy.

Then how are decisions made, total consensus?

: : Any society where the greater your ability the greater your obliged debt to everyone else, regardless of your preference, sounds awful.

: Ever heard of: 'From each according to their ability, to each according to their work' (1st phase of communism)?

Yeah, I heard of it. Sounds awful.

: : Apart from a few exceptions every civilisation [sic] has been characterised [sic] by hierarchy whether is be royalty, race, caste or tribal position...

: Which is a roundabout way of saying the very thing you want to deny: there have always been classes.

Because we are all different. Stop trying to homogenize everything!

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