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The Issues Dr. Take Note Of The Absence of Accusations of Brain Washing, Lying And Violent Intent, Doesnt It Improve The Debate?

Posted by: Lark on November 05, 1999 at 15:40:59:

In Reply to: Relevant issues. posted by Dr. Cruel on November 03, 1999 at 13:07:58:

I cant understand all this nonsense about me being nasty, I was only reacting to continued accusations that I was lier, a victim of brainwashing, full of murderous intent etc.

If you want to know what wrong with the Privately Owned Command Economy study the results of NAFTA for the Mexicans EG the export of toxic and radioative waste from the US to the third world can not be legally resisted now, then consider that "Free" trade just means the import of third world conditions into the first world from the third, then consider the disintegration of the myth that people have a voice as loud as the rich or corporations in democratic societies, then consider that the "market" doesnt take account of externalities, such as the long term results of pollution that creates a short term profit boost, and that the myth of competition is proven by the corporates wishes to create a tendency away from competition among themselves and a tendency towards cartelism and privately owned command economics (including the raising of barriers to entry in markets and the increasing of entry and exit costs in certain markets).

Now I havent mentioned yet that capitalism, like some non-ecological varients of Socialism, assumes permanent, that is infinite, growth with finite resources, which seems irrational to me, or that the existance of the Masons/free Masons etc. creates precidents of eliteism and cronnyism that rubbishes the claims to freedom in the sphere of opportunity etc.

Final the system is based on Competition and Darwinian Survival of the Fitest, it is a samll step toward a society in which competition is not limited to the economic field but social life and Survival of the Strongest, in which instance you have Neo-facism (which favours a free market no matter what you say because the master race will be the employers and who cares about the conditions of the employees/slaves/inferior races if you will never experience their conditions?).

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