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Capitalism Fuels Fascism
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Re: Capitalism Fuels Fascism

Sure it does. Suuuuure.

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Most of you guys babble about this shit like religious folk. All of a sudden you read some books with one very narrow side (anarchist, marxist, capitalist, whatever), said books become the word of god, and you feel inclined to preach the gospel to the choir via the power of paraphrasing.

Not saying any of you are wrong, just saying, you can't be vague with shit like this. If you're arguing from an economic standpoint, do the math involved (people sit and bitch at Milton Friedman for being a greedy capitalist, but that asshole was an academic asshole - he did actually take the time to work the numbers). If you're arguing from an ethical standpoint, have a good grasp of philosophy and ethics, beyond marxist or capitalist ideology. Most of all, be careful of what books/articles say, they're usually a means for a believer to confirm his own beliefs and smudge it onto others.

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06-03-2010 12:10 AM
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Ohcool, there are no books or articles for my beliefs.

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Ahab Wrote:Most of you guys babble about this shit like religious folk. All of a sudden you read some books with one very narrow side (anarchist, marxist, capitalist, whatever), said books become the word of god, and you feel inclined to preach the gospel to the choir via the power of paraphrasing.
What proof do you have of this? I'm not saying it doesn't happen, but I don't think its as widespread as you make it seem.

I think Buenaventura Durruti is a pretty cool guy. eh kills fascists and doesnt afraid of ruins.
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Psychology 101? Humans look for reaffirmation and disregard things that don't go with their beliefs.

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The ideal system of government is very different from the practical one. The worst problems in history come from people mixing up the two.
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