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Capitalism, the mafia game

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posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 12:45 AM
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quick examples people, heres a few

1) prescriptions- why do we need to spend astronomical draconian prices for things such as glasses,they have many but enough prescriptions of lenses to put on a shelf at ur local rite aid to make affordable, vision is very important to people who still have it but cant quite function without corrective lenses, its all plastic anyways, not like its made from crystals from planet dick lick, for one pair at the average place including a check up ur gonna spend a few hundred,if u wanna go the cheaper rout ur gonna risk looking like a pedophile ha ha, good luck getting anywhere looking like that,its disgusting,not to mention the pills and what not,honestly they mark up their # 450% profit,while wages stagnate and prices soar,KCUF EM LETS BLEED EM!!!

2) food- I have worked in the food service industry for years and let me tell ya, THEY ARE THE MOST WASTEFUL I HAVE EVER SEEN!!!, I mean i bitch when i see a person light a cigarette and take a few hits only to not just put it out, but to stomp on it so that the rest of the smoke is unsmokable, but the food service industry is rediculous, it seems more like a gimmick with fancy frills and delectably tasty subjects looking better than what its really worth, there was many times an irate #stamer sent back food because they changed their mind or didnt like the parsley garnish,whatever the spoiled finecky kcuf




posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 12:49 AM
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The stages Kubler-Ross identified are:

Denial (this isn't happening to me!)
Anger (why is this happening to me?)
Bargaining (I promise I'll be a better person if...)
Depression (I don't care anymore)
Acceptance (I'm ready for whatever comes)


Source

This applies to most everything.



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 12:52 AM
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thats what they teach in rehab, but the truth is the truth and family assurance surpasses bullspit capitalism self denial



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 12:52 AM
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I'd be inclined to engage in a conversation with you about the merits and pitfalls of capitalism if you could write a sentence like an educated adult instead of a teenager texting his/her BFF and if you'd be kind enough to not curse every other word- backwards. Furthermore it would help if you knew a thing or two about economics and how things are priced, how money works, and how government is involved.

Maybe try making this post again like you actually want to have a serious conversation.



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 12:59 AM
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HA! my sweet brethren, u must remember things thought to be set in stone is as wishy washy as the ocean wearing the cliffs away with your self willed imposed ignorance, get real, anything but the truth is necessity at this point, u worrying about curse words is miniscule,focus on the big picture,the big picture says this....................tooo complicated for words, but u can rest easy in your blind meloncholy ignorance



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 01:28 AM
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Pro

How would a capitalist and a socialist even begin a conversation? The antagonisms held by each for the other appear on the surface to be not only non-productive but out-right fatal to serious discussion.

Would they begin with a comparison of the effects each philosophy has had on the world or might they try for a discussion based on the fundamental assumptions concerning the nature of reality inherent in each?



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 01:33 AM
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i was mearly speaking upon capitalism, myself im a realist i dont comply with any sector of political anything,im pure truth,we all have it in us, i just say it as best as i find it,i dont know everything but the truth is in ur face always,everything else is self supporting private interest perspective



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 01:43 AM
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Originally posted by CUJOCREEP
reply to post by TerryMcGuire
 


i was mearly speaking upon capitalism, myself im a realist i dont comply with any sector of political anything,im pure truth,we all have it in us, i just say it as best as i find it,i dont know everything but the truth is in ur face always,everything else is self supporting private interest perspective


Regurgitating every observation and thought that goes through your head is not truth, even though it may be true for you. What is true for you is true, but this does not mean it is truth. It takes a skilled mind trained in much critical thought to even touch upon truth. We, being who we are, are inherently subjective beings, and truth requires an objectivity we are woefully unequipped to handle. This does not mean that we shouldn't try to be objective, we should, but your silly rants here in this thread do not play as objective, and are merely just personal points of view foolishly presented as "truth".

It is clear that you have not read Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, nor even Marx's Das Kapital but you arrogantly deign to lecture people - many of whom in this site have taken the time to read these books - on what capitalism is, and to audaciously call your willful ignorance "truth". The tragedy of this, is that in the end, all you have to say is more of the silly victimology crap so many anti-capitalist people who've never bothered to read a thing about capitalism say; "they don't care about us".

If you cared so much about yourself don't you think you would at least be willing to take the time to educate yourself about the things you want to dislike, instead of lecturing other people in this thread about their ignorance?



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 02:12 AM
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obviously you never read the book of 5 rings, or the measure of a man by sidney poitier, or the spirituality of shaolin templ or the book of essays i wrote called the art of revolution, obviously you dont understand that every person who thinks and observes and who goes out of their way lead astray from anything mainstream is bull# from your own,pick apart what i say like a thanksgiving turkey,take what u want and boil the rest to get something more,its not all jesus here,its human crap,non supernatural, i see your smug butt avatar,your no saint,niether am i, i am simply one man speaking my mind and what truth as i see it,for kcufs sakes man,its just a forum



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 02:17 AM
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obviously you never read the book of 5 rings


Oh but I have read The Book of Five Rings and I am not so clear why I want to read your essays. It is doubtful based upon your rants in this thread that you can even come close to the wisdom of Musashi.



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 02:20 AM
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it was a smart ass remark if u didnt observe u base most of your crap on others observances instead of your own obligatory meditative observances, link your own wisdom to your own posts and what u see fit,i will take what u say in granules from now on cuzz ur logic is dogspit



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 02:24 AM
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Originally posted by CUJOCREEP
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it was a smart ass remark if u didnt observe u base most of your crap on others observances instead of your own obligatory meditative observances, link your own wisdom to your own posts and what u see fit,i will take what u say in granules from now on cuzz ur logic is dogspit


And yet, still you remain woefully ignorant on what capitalism is, nor do you have any wisdom to offer on what might be a better way, only your belligerence. Dogspit is infinitely more valuable than what you have offered in this thread.



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 02:32 AM
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All the effects you have described are caused by three things:

1. The market

2. Policies

3. The monetary system

As for your claim of capitalism to be like mafia, I refer you to their respective definitions:

Capitalism- an economic system based on private ownership of capital

Mafia- a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia

I hope you see the difference now


If not, this should help you to understand capitalism a little better (watch the whole series for full effect):



If you wish to understand how the monetary system works (it has dramatic effects on our lives):



If you want to pace around complaining about the system you live in, but refuse to take the time to understand it:



If you believe in any new age stuff (we are the "light beings" or something like that) start watching some Penn and Teller, better yet watch this entire series:




posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 02:36 AM
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lol well i thankfully oblige your rant and debate with this, i understand capitolism fine,i live in it as well as you, but......ITS UNSUSTAINABLE!!!, meaning!!! how could anyone achive anything when the bread line is so short limited to the selected few and only has so much bread for so few people when in reality they have the bread to feed all the people, capitolism is money(imaginary) over the lives of people, its all a game,just like football fans,they all make me sick, the reality is,we could have a level of capitolism,and everyone is sustained,but invariably becomes too greedy,everyone suffers,no jobs cuzz thes dicks dont wanna split the diff between consumers and sellers to keep it going,its like a chainsaw version of a fishing pole,get it thru ur head u zionist empathizer, not all people are ballsy like me to take the pie, i bet u have no sympathy for tent cities being ravaged by officials who have cars that say to protect and serve,i bet ur more like patrick bateman from american psycho



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 02:45 AM
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Socialism, the game of totalitarian tiptoe.



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 02:47 AM
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Clearly you do not understand capitalism if you think you or I "live in it". There are three basic tenets to capitalism:

1.) A free and unregulated market.

2.) Massive competition.

3.) A currency backed by wealth where all can agree upon its value.

Not a single one of these tenets is in place in the market economy of the United States, or any other nation for that matter.



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 02:51 AM
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why is it that when someone speaks against capitalism its called socialism, im not about any political standpoint, im about the obvious, the pyramid thing is true,it cycles down to ur own lives,how does the pyramid function in ur own lives,power n such,me i try to remain a rhombus, even if it collapses it falls forward and continues a str8 line,and stays true,the pyramid stays in one spot and invariably collapses under its own pressure as it trys to topple itself with power, enlightenment is a raft not a hand out



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 02:58 AM
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WTF are you rambling about? Capitalism is based on the idea of private ownership of capital. If you want "efficiency" you want to have public ownership of some things, meaning the government has a right to confiscate what someone owns for the "good of the collective".



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 03:05 AM
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lets put it like this, if you have 4 people,and 1 pizza,and u cut the pizza in 4 and 1 person requires 2 pieces,what is the others to do, kcuf it, u go kill a deer and get what u need,i understand competition and free market,but the market is always based on imaginary wealth(money),the real wealth is the sustainability of survival,not the score kept(money), im a realist i dont fall subject to trancey mindstates of imaginary "hey ill give you paper for something of real value but still feel cheated cuzz my paper said 100 on it and my family gets to eat"



posted on Mar, 23 2011 @ 03:10 AM
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lets put it like this, if you have 4 people,and 1 pizza...


The market place is not a pizza or any other kind of pie. Scarcity is a control mechanism used to justify tyranny. Get a clue Georgie Porgie puddin' and pie.




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