[ExI] anti-capitalist propaganda, was: retrainability of plebeians

painlord2k at libero.it painlord2k at libero.it
Sat May 9 10:17:47 UTC 2009

Il 09/05/2009 9.18, Stathis Papaioannou ha scritto:

> I was referring to spike working for low pay, not Obama. I don't
> understand how one could begrudge an unemployed person a subsistence
> level of income but think it's OK for other people, rich people, to
> "earn" more for doing less. The capitalist who makes profits in his
> sleep takes the money from the people who actually do the work just as
> surely as the unemployed person getting the dole does.

The capitalist risk his/her capital and defer consumption of his/her 
capital because he/she invest the capital in some enterprise.
When I invest money in a company I could sleep and gain or I could sleep 
and lose.

The unemployed on the dole can only gain from the dole as he did not 
invest and risk nothing.

> There might be
> a practical argument for allowing the capitalist to make huge profits,
> since otherwise many useful enterprises would never get underway, but
> this does not amount to a *moral* argument.

The moral argument is written upon.
The capitalist risk his wealth and defer his consumption, so he have the 
right to earn whatever his enterprise let him earn, and keep it.


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