posted on Jan, 24 2013 @ 10:24 PM
It's become popular to say that you are against the "crony capitalism" that rules modern America and that you would rather true "free
Do you know what free enterprise, that is, no government regulation whatsoever on private trade would mean? It would mean:
*Corporations would never be held legally responsible for their bad actions.
*Walmart and Amazon would be able to buy out every single retailer.
*Bribing politicians would be legal and corporate lobbying would be unlimited and unchecked.
*The only options for schooling would be home school and private school.
*If you're rich, you'd be able to have the privilege of living in a gated resort community, but at the fear of the angry huddled 'masses' outside
coming in with their guns to revolt.
*If you're not rich, you'd have two choices. You could make it for yourself in the countryside, living a nasty, brutish and short life, or you could
live within the walls of a major city and become a serf to a major corporation, a fate which your children would inherit.
*The environment would continue to be destroyed at a much more relentless pace than it is being now.
*Nothing humanitarian could be accomplished, aside from causes that touched at the heartstrings of the elite, unless it generated some kind of
*The arts would continue to suffer as most people will not have the luxury of creating art, and those who do will live in a life that worships
busyness and conformity.
*NOTHING would be made in America. Nothing.
*The elderly and disabled would be forced to rely on family and charity, if they are fortunate enough to have either. If they don't, they would
probably just be euthanized or would commit suicide.
We're looking at a world where violence and murder would be rampant, as well as starvation, where literacy is exceptional, where social mobility is
non-existent, and where median life expectancy is 20-30 years.
Government of some kind is necessary to protect people from the predatory actions of corporations. If the people don't make their own framework for
the law, taxation and infrastructure big business will make it for themselves.