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Great Ideas That Just Won't Work. Conversations With Old Friends.

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posted on Jul, 10 2012 @ 04:45 PM
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I had some friends visit me this weekend who are strong democrat supporters, which i believe is perfectly fine. After all, everyone is entitled to their own political opinions.

We soon began discussing the ideas that the democratic party has for the most part. Healthcare, wellfare and etc. I told them i thought they were all wonderful ideas, but how could the government possibly manage these correctly? They can't even manage mail without losing money every quarter for goodness sakes. I went on to say that my opinion for this was because the government is both insanely corrupt and flat out stupid. They both agreed.

They have just come back from living in Australia where the government is heavily involved in many things, and they claimed the government was actually very effective. I told them even though i didn't believe in the government being involved so heavily, that i wished our government here was as efficient as they claimed Australia's was. However, they did admit that people did abuse the programs regularly. I then told them it wouldn't matter if the government wasn't involved anyway, people would still find a way to cheat something.

My last thought i gave them was that i believed systems like capitalism and socialism looked great on paper, but the variable of people will always bring down any form of government. People are the problem. People, or the human race in general, is why any form of government will always fail. I suppose it is our corrupt nature. They both agreed.

Just a friendly converstation with old friends. What are your thoughts?
edit on 10-7-2012 by solongandgoodnight because: spell




posted on Jul, 10 2012 @ 10:06 PM
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Free will and self determination is always going to be a problem when dealing with spiritually and morally immature beings. Unfortunately they have got a lot of mistakes to make before understanding the existence and rights of others. There are also many conflicting ideas about what is really important money, family, perception, truth or life in general to name a few leading to many different conflicts with personal aims, goals and choices.

In general, a system that is understanding and supportive of the many different types of conflicts that arise will find better answers than those that leave it to money, power or guns to sort out.



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