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Originally posted by PurpleDog UK
Contrary to the opinions of some on this site I DO still need to work to earn a living and enjoy life.....
Originally posted by MikeboydUS
reply to post by NadaCambia
There isn't any viable alternative.
Communism isn't viable. It creates an even larger divide between the haves and have nots, slows progress, and creates a bureaucratic collectivist nightmare.
The aquisition and holding of capital is the only viable alternative. Humans by nature are territorial and possess a social hierarchy, not much different than canines and other primates. Capitalism takes advantage of that and focuses it.
Systems like Anarchism and Communism disregard human nature though, which is why they are not viable. Human nature always trumps philosophy or ideology.