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Inherited wealth is certainly a bane of our society. It is the very means by which TPTB became TPTB. So rich are they now that they dont even pay tax like the rest of us. The portfolios are so complex that it'd take longer than a financial year for a forensic accountant to figure out how much they have made. Instead these people negotiate their tax bill. Ha! Can you imagine that? Er... no, this year's not been so good, so I'm paying less... No, I dont have any proof...
So this applies then to Rich Daddy who wants to give his son an apartment building to lord over to get him started in the real estate business?
Its really quite funny when people of intellect come on here and say the sort of insightful things they do and not see the irony in their statements when applied to their current existence?
Of course other systems have flaws too ,even those mentioned above. But they do not force you to be totally dependent on state because you own nothing.
Originally posted by Manouche
You mean that communist Russia had a system designed to actually look after others first ?
Originally posted by silent thunder
Originally posted by mlmijyd
reply to post by silent thunder
Oh for goodness sake people. Communal living and cooperation is what we do!!!!! Its the natural way for us to be, its only our negative programming and Global Elite manipulation of our lives that prevents it and has us on this hamster wheel of struggling to pay ‘their’ never satisfied Bankster taxes. Simple.
A judcious study of history reveals all kinds of brutality and savagry on every continent, among all peoples, long before there were "banksters." It is true that there have been successful examples of communial living and cooperation throughout history, but they are generally exceptions to the rule and generally didn't last very long before devolving into petty infighting.
Humans are carnivorous apes and we didn't make it to the top of the food chain by being all warm n' fuzzy n' stuff. Just ask a Roman slave or an Egyptian hauling blocks to build the pyramids.
Well, capitalism did do its best to stifle the personal computer revolution, in the form of IBM. Regardless, the net itself is a product of US govt funded research at DARPA & handed over to the world free & html was created by Tim Berners-Lee at CERN & also given to us for free.
Pleaes keep in mind that you are typing on a keyboard which is the direct result of capitalism.
I agree. The operative word tho is "entirely". A command economy approach to strategic provision of essentials has always proved more successful than the patchwork that results from leaving them to private enterprise & then having to subsidise provision in unprofitable areas, or go without.
If mankind was entirely hobbled to communism it would stagnate.