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Tue May 22, 2012, 09:48 AM

What happens when some get the lion's share of wealth for no good reason whatsoever?


Check out this video of an experiment on monkeys, and then the comments below it. I am posting this NOT in a PETA-like attempt at saving the monkeys in this experiment (God knows there are some ugly experiments on animals out there, and this absolutely not the worst by any stretch). I am posting it because it points out what we are seeing in society. Also, "envy" is mentioned, which I don't think has anything to do with it at all.

http://www.snotr.com/video/9227/redirect#comment-179866


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Sarah Ibarruri May 2012 OP
Fumesucker May 2012 #1
Sarah Ibarruri May 2012 #3
lumberjack_jeff May 2012 #2
Sarah Ibarruri May 2012 #4

Response to Sarah Ibarruri (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 09:53 AM

1. Clearly the monkey on the right is a job creator..



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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #1)

Tue May 22, 2012, 04:12 PM

3. He is indeed lol Does nothing constructive and takes everything he can. ny

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Response to Sarah Ibarruri (Original post)

Tue May 22, 2012, 10:59 AM

2. Fair play is hardwired into mammals.



Cooperation is a survival attribute. Maladaptation enables the Romney's of this world to exploit the rest because their thinking is not intuitive to us.

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Response to lumberjack_jeff (Reply #2)

Tue May 22, 2012, 04:14 PM

4. I think you've expressed it perfectly. Non-cooperation is a maladaptation, and right wingers have

made it their philosophy of life. I've always suspected that right wing ideology appeals to people who have a lack of conscience or a lower level of it.

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