posted on Apr, 1 2014 @ 11:06 AM
reply to post by boymonkey74
I don't see any comment by Rand saying screw you, implied or otherwise. If you can show me one then I'd appreciate it. I suspect that, again, it's
nothing but a view the undercuts the fundamental of enforced "compassion" .
Freedom is senior to responsibility. More fundamental. Choice.
"Help" is perhaps the greatest of human traits. It is best served willingly. When enforced, it becomes that "cause" that Rand refers to in the
above quote. Those enforcements gradually increase to a breaking point. That point is upon us now.
Socialism, again, just my view of it, has become a tool of oppression. Far worse than mere elitists manipulating world events.
A world-wide clampdown.
One educates, inspires, sets examples. That's the road to a true willingness to "help". Enforcement turns it into just another "ism". A tool for
control, manipulation and centralized power to a select few.
A family unit, a small community/commune, et al, socialism works. It's even a requirement for long term survival. Basic education, road/bridge/dam
Hand in hand with capitalism, a balance. We had this to a large extent, (with flaws, yet, workable). Now? It's all about to come apart. Plenty of
blame to go around and not the point of the thread, just a clear statement of what's been going on and a fundamental point articulated by a lady far
smarter than me.LOL.