: I advocate a society based upon complete political equality for ALL and I'm cast as a scary person. Whereas Nikhil proposes a socialism in which specialized minorities are granted private ownership of the means of production (a sure recipe for the hierarchy, exemptions, and abuse of power that result from ALL private ownership of the means of production), and he's a saint.
The way in which you define things and the way in which NJ defines things are different and to label either evil or good is sectarian and unhelpful.
As far as my position goes until genetic modification can render the human race entirely equal in physical and mental attributes then the issue of natural and innate inequalities must be dealt with. Now levelling like your philosophy appears to suggest is more than likely going to drive people into anti-collectivist capitalism whereas recognising that relative inequalities that provide a sense of achievement will keep them on our side.
Really Barry the hostility isnt at all necessary, I dont know why but I detect a real sense of opposition and sectarianism in your posts, I think we could do without it.
Peoples front of Judea or the Judean peoples front or the Popular Front for the Liberation of Judea (Splitters!!!)?