[ExI] GOV _ TRUMP
johnkclark at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 00:31:30 UTC 2017
On Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 5:41 PM, Dylan Distasio <interzone at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hyperbole much on the Nuremberg comment?
A man running for president whipping a mob into a frenzy chanting "LOCK HER
UP!" doesn't chill your blood when the "her" in question is his political
opponent? And a man
running for president
who says he will respect the results of the election only if he wins
doesn't remand you of somebody who lived about 80 years ago?
> And I still haven't heard a suggestion from you on how to alleviate that
> wealth gap that doesn't involve forced redistribution (I include taxation
> under this umbrella since it is conducted at the barrel of a gun).
I think reducing the wealth gap is impossible without taxation, and
I agree that taxation is impossible without at least the shadow of a gun,
and I think that is not compatible with
classical liberalism dogma
that I have believed in for
of my life
But I am even more certain that
the ever accelerating wealth gap is not compatible with the continuation of
civilization. Therefore a choice must be made. I choose
And I have to say, if we are going to have any hope of surviving the
Singularity we're going to have to make bigger compromises that that.
That Singularity will change everything.
John K Clark
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