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

Olga Bourlin fauxever at sprynet.com
Tue May 12 02:13:12 UTC 2009

From: "spike" <spike66 at att.net>
To: "'ExI chat list'" <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
> You do make a thought-provoking point.  Plane tickets have gone waay down
> relative to minimum wage since thirty years ago, waaaaay down.  I recall
> flying across the country for a bit over 800 bucks in 1979, from college. 
> I
> recently bought a round-trip from SF to New York for 370.  Minimum wage 
> has
> more than tripled in that time.

Be that as it may, I'm old enough to remember when flying was NOT 
uncomfortable (and they even fed you)!

Now the airlines have taken to torturing people in those "coach" seats. I'm 
5'6" and weigh around 125 pounds - I can't imagine how people over 200 
pounds get in ...


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