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Originally posted by Darkrunner
If I build a company from the ground up, with a revolutionary new product or service, and find out that the reward for my effort is going to be taken from me, the I won't start the company to begin with. I will relegate that idea to the trash bin of history.
Originally posted by Unrealised
To me, Communism is the way of the future.
According to this site, Ignorance is frowned upon, but it is the prehistoric-like fear of Communism that, to me, is a blatant red-flag that people do not understand the true miracle that Communism could be for the World.
Originally posted by Tippys Dad
I'll say this as nicely as I can.
I started out poor. I worked my way through college. I worked 2 and 3 jobs until I had enough to start a business. I have done very well for myself.
You have no right to a dime of my money. When I die, it will go to my family, not the government. It's called estate planning.
If you want more than you have, work for it.
House Negro (also House Nigger) is a pejorative term for a black person, used to compare someone to a house slave of a slave owner from the historic period of legal slavery in the US. The term comes from a speech, Message to the Grass Roots, given by African American activist Malcolm X, where he explains that during slavery, there were two kinds of slaves: "house Negroes," who worked in the master's house and "field Negroes," who performed the manual labor outside. He characterizes the house Negro as having a better life than the field Negro, and thus unwilling to leave the plantation, and potentially more likely to support existing power structures that favor whites over blacks. Malcolm X identified with the field Negro. The term is used against individuals, in critiques of attitudes within the African American community, and as a borrowed term for critiquing parallel situations.
Originally posted by UfoFaker
reply to post by dannotz
you just proved my point for me,
yes it is, because your wasting time is literally killing us.
edit on 24-12-2011 by UfoFaker because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by TheLastStand
reply to post by s12345
I agree. by today's standards I can certainly agree that anybody with more than 10 million dollars should give up the rest.
Originally posted by Darkrunner
In some hippie utopia it would be nice if everyone worked for the betterment of humanity, but I think that's unrealistic. In the end, when all is said and done, people look out for themselves.
Originally posted by IAMIAM
You describe being a slave, brag because as a good slave, you made it into the house, then rail against those who say to hell with being a slave.
Originally posted by maestromason
The 1% has always carried the 99% in a Capitalist Society...simply put the Capitalist model was built around this premise.
Originally posted by KrazyJethro
Racial slur aside, this is an unjustified statement. Slavery isn't what people say it is, it's forced. There's nothing forced about what they did as they could just as easily gone and lived in the middle of nowhere with some other folks and lived off the land and not used money.
Originally posted by KrazyJethroYou also don't know their intentions, all the while you seem to be calling personal property a lie.
your friendly neighborhood atheist KJ