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Originally posted by Blaine91555
Originally posted by brilab45
reply to post by Blaine91555
There is no argument from me to your thoughtful post. My problem is with people that think they are superior and entitled to live a better life than others that do not have a more prosperous mind.
Fundamentally, we are not created equal. However, it is a great reflection on humanity on how we treat others.
Mr Ph. D. seems to feel we need to have a 95% slave enclave and a 5% ruling class.
Now, please take into account.........I have not done an entire inquiry on the subject matter and am simply making off the cuff remarks based on the OP's remarks.
Very well I may change my mind if I were to study the Ph. D. in mind. That would take some time to do. This is not an inquisition. Yet I did make a rough assessment that may be wrong.
That is a quite common view among Progressive intellectuals it seems. We agree.
[t]he natural outcome of the voluntary transactions between… private property owners is decidedly nonegalitarian, hierarchical, and elitist . After all, the “permanently” rich and the “permanently” poor are usually rich or poor for a reason. The rich are characteristically bright and industrious, and the poor typically dull, lazy, or both.
Originally posted by Sci-Fi_entist
Meh, some "Know-it-alls" are really not worth paying much attention to.
Home-boy should probably just stick to math.
Originally posted by beezzer
I read the "interview" if that is what it actually was.
And while it stated libertarianism, it sure as hell sounded the progressive talking points.
Originally posted by Limbo
reply to post by Limbo
I see now that there's claims that CAIN is a ficticious character and the whole thing is made up.
Is this person CAIN "Hans-Hermann Hoppe"?
Originally posted by AnIntellectualRedneck
I ran across a disturbing article on the Naked Capitalist. Bear in the mind, this Andrew gentleman has a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Harvard, so this is likely to be valid since he has access to very high uppercrust folks.
To begin, [t]he natural outcome of the voluntary transactions between… private property owners is decidedly nonegalitarian, hierarchical, and elitist . After all, the “permanently” rich and the “permanently” poor are usually rich or poor for a reason. The rich are characteristically bright and industrious, and the poor typically dull, lazy, or both. [96-97]
ANDREW: You talk almost as if lower-class people were so different from productive geniuses that they form a separate subspecies.
CNC: Well, there is something to that.
This is really quite disturbing and smacks very loudly of 1985.
Originally posted by darkest4
Many of the rich are LITERALLY psychopaths, who instead of murdering people ruin others' lives while wearing a tie and maximizing prophets for soulless corporations. And then these same psychopaths go on to run our govt (majority of congress and former presidents are millionaires), run the news media which "educates" the masses, and so on.