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originally posted by: Revolution9
a reply to: CB328
There is a chilling sentence in Revelation (6:6) relating to the rider on the black horse (famine) spoken by one of the four living creatures at the Throne of The Almighty that reads as follows:
"Then I heard what sounded like a voice among the four living creatures, saying, "Two pounds of wheat for a day's wages, and six pounds of barley for a day's wages, and do not damage the oil and the wine!"
It means to me that things get so greedy and the rich keep squeezing the poor to the point where all they get for a day's work is barely enough to feed themselves for a day. Wealth accumulation requires vigorous regulation or else the share holders will insist that their dividends keep increasing. Thus, why Capitalism ultimately will be the ruin of the earth. Greed is a monster that is never requited. Yet who can teach an obstinate greedy rich man who considers himself omnipotent?
an economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state. synonyms: free enterprise, private enterprise, the free market; enterprise culture "the capitalism of emerging nations" antonyms: communism
originally posted by: CB328
This is a great video, one of Peter's best definitely. He goes into detail about the history and structure of capitalism and how and why it causes so many problems in our modern world. I agreed with everything he said and defy anyone to disprove this well thought-out lecture. The future of capitalism is scary indeed, in spite of the opportunities of the internet.