[ExI] Book: THE LIGHTS IN THE TUNNEL
pharos at gmail.com
Sat Jun 5 18:30:29 UTC 2010
2010/6/5 samantha wrote:
> Not possible. Those programs and the mentality behind them are destroying
> the economy that is the real thing that keeps anarchy, and mass destitute
> conditions, at bay. The programs are parasitical. They produce nothing
> but only consume. When the host, the economy, dies they also die.
It is not welfare for the people that has destroyed the economy. The
people need welfare because there is nothing left for them. The money
and power has been concentrated into fewer and fewer hands.
Capitalism only works while you have a stake in the game. Now that a
few percent of the population own virtually everything, the game is
> Not entirely but there are similarities. Both over-promised at home and
> over extended massively abroad. Both played financial games to attempt to
> pretend all is well. All dying empires do this.
The capitalists realised that fraud pays much better than producing
stuff. And now that they have captured the government, there is
nothing to stop them.
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