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Today's News, Another Failure of Capitialism

By Dan8267   Mar 19, 10:53am   5 links   535 views   9 comments   watch (0)   quote      

Today's news is bad because of the profit motive of owners. It's clickbait whoring.

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1   jazz music   636/637 = 99% civil   Mar 20, 8:01pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   quote    

The people have accomplished many victories in my lifetime: Over "Jim Crow" segregation laws and other institutionalized discrimination, voting rights, Viet Nam's death trap for corporate dollars.

The people ARE WHAT MATTERS. Their protests matter. This is why the great corporate investment is to turn you all away from the wise words of John Locke who fathered liberal politics in America. Liberalism always has been our only hope, to ridicule it is to surrender yourself to the enemy fascists elites who got wealthy backing Hitler and Hitler's slave camps.

Beware, VAST slave camps ARE A RECURRING PATTERN IN HUMAN HISTORY and unless we stand together they are coming back yes to America too. This is why so much history about the extraction of wealth from Africa has been erased from our history books, the bastards don't want you to see the patterns recurring again and again. There is NO fairy tale NO TRICKLE DOWN, only a race to the bottom: ZERO DOLLARS PER HOUR!

Locke believed that people had natural rights to “life, liberty, and property”, and that the role of government was to preserve these rights. If a government does not preserve these rights, then the people have a right to change their government.

This is what scholars refer to as the political theory of Liberalism. Liberalism in this sense differs from the way the term is used in today’s media in American politics (i.e., referring to the opposite of “conservative”).

A Liberal government’s power is limited and justified by the solemn pledge to:

~ treat individuals with respect,
~ pass laws that more effectively guarantee individual freedom and liberty, and
~ avoid unreasonably infringing upon these liberties.

A Liberal government is one whose authority is justified by its respect for human rights. Liberal democracies rely heavily on majority rule through elections and legislative decisions, but they also limit majorities by protecting individual and minority rights.

http://www.unlhumanrights.org/01/0102/0102_06.htm

2   Strategist   1352/1355 = 99% civil   Mar 20, 9:11pm  ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike   quote    

jazz music says

Beware, VAST slave camps ARE A RECURRING PATTERN IN HUMAN HISTORY and unless we stand together they are coming back yes to America too. This is why so much history about the extraction of wealth from Africa has been erased from our history books, the bastards don't want you to see the patterns recurring again and again.

There never was never any wealth in Africa. Why do you think they always lived in mud huts?
Wealth is technology. The ability to create 10 cents worth of sand into a $500.00 chip.
The same goes for the Saudis. They never created any wealth. It was technology that gave value to their underground oil.
You and Dan have no clue about economics, wealth, and prosperity.

3   Rew   470/470 = 100% civil   Mar 20, 10:41pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   quote    

Strategist says

Wealth is technology.

There are only two things worth anything on Earth : natural resources and human labor. One of them is being devalued by technology. The other is being undervalued by human shortsightedness.

Africa could be one of the richest areas of the world, except for 1 major problem for humans who live there: sustainable agriculture. They have minerals and natural riches like almost nowhere else. The Middle East's resources are far more limited than Africa's.

There is nothing magical or special about European or North American cultures that have propelled us beyond others. We simply have had more, especially with regards to agriculture, domesticated animals, disease exposure, and subsequent resistance.

We are all the same.

4   Dan8267   2640/2673 = 98% civil   Mar 20, 11:35pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   quote    

Strategist says

You and Dan have no clue about economics, wealth, and prosperity.

I would say that about you since you just said...

Strategist says

Wealth is technology.

Technological advancement can't simply be bought. It must be earned.

The ancient and medieval kings had plenty of wealth, yet they produced no technology.

Once again, you got everything backwards. Wealth is not technology. Technology is wealth. Wealth is created by scientists and engineers, not lazy parasites who simply own things because they made shady deals with politicians.

5   Dan8267   2640/2673 = 98% civil   Mar 20, 11:38pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   quote    

Strategist's ignorance of history is astonishing. Seriously man, pick up a book, or at least watch an educational video. Here, I'll get you started. Watch the following videos end-to-end, and then repeat. You might actually learn something.

6   Patrick   1851/1851 = 100% civil   Mar 21, 12:54am  ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike   quote    

Rew says

We are all the same.

That's not true.

A few small examples:
* Almost all top marathon runners are from East Africa.
* All top sprinters have West African heritage. Yup, all of them.
* Jews have more nobel prizes by far for their population size than any other group.
* Asians are slightly but measurably smarter than white people in aggregate by all standardized measures.
* Black babies walk at 11 months, whites at 12 months, Asians at 13 months, on average. Testicle sizes and frequency of sex follow similar patterns among the three main races.
* Blacks are the most diverse group genetically, American Indians the most homogeneous. The greatest height range is in Africa, between Tutsi and Pygmies.

To hope that all racial and ethnic groups have the exact same dispositions and talents is just not realistic. it's like saying all breeds of dogs have identical dispositions. They most certainly do not.

I didn't say that race was determinism, only that there are significant differences in the averages.

7   BlueSardine   529/536 = 98% civil   Mar 21, 6:54am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

Sorry, your technological deficient high def videos are demeaning references to those of us who ride the silicon wave crests.
Post something in 4k or better. Then we can watch...

Dan8267 says

8   Dan8267   2640/2673 = 98% civil   Mar 21, 10:49am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

BlueSardine says

Sorry, your technological deficient high def videos are demeaning references to those of us who ride the silicon wave crests.

Then read the book.

9   P N Dr Lo R   281/282 = 99% civil   Mar 21, 11:55am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

"No two equals are alike" found written on the side of a barn in the northeast.

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