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RichM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-21-03 09:00 PM
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1. Everyone suffering with the guilt of filthy lucre should end it once and
Edited on Thu Aug-21-03 09:01 PM by RichM
for all, by selling off what you don't really need, collecting the funds, & forwarding them to me. For a very modest fee, I will be willing to take this burden off your hands, allowing you to once again breathe the fresh air of an existence untrammeled by superfluous material possessions.
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  -What can we do to minimize our culture of greed? JanMichael  Aug-21-03 08:54 PM   #0 
  - Everyone suffering with the guilt of filthy lucre should end it once and  RichM   Aug-21-03 09:00 PM   #1 
  - Don't make me mad Material Girl!  JanMichael   Aug-21-03 09:02 PM   #2 
  - LOL  dudeness   Aug-21-03 09:04 PM   #4 
  - no money is'nt the anwser  whathappened   Aug-21-03 09:03 PM   #3 
  - Remind people that when they do well, it's because there are  AP   Aug-21-03 09:04 PM   #5 
  - We need to understand that it's really true that  SharonAnn   Aug-21-03 09:06 PM   #6 
  - A guarenteed shelter, food and healthcare?  Yentatelaventa   Aug-21-03 09:07 PM   #7 
  - You really don't "Get" me!  JanMichael   Aug-21-03 09:09 PM   #10 
  - Americans are 6% of the world's population and use 25%  nothingshocksmeanymore   Aug-21-03 09:13 PM   #12 
     - How much % does the USA contribute to charity around the world?  Yentatelaventa   Aug-21-03 09:58 PM   #17 
     - What difference does that make in a world with finite resources  nothingshocksmeanymore   Aug-21-03 10:13 PM   #20 
     - Why does the concept of proportional spending evade so many?  JanMichael   Aug-21-03 10:17 PM   #21 
     - I thought we used more than 25%  TXlib   Aug-22-03 11:30 AM   #41 
     - Americans are 6% of the world's population and produce >80%  TXlib   Aug-22-03 11:31 AM   #42 
        - That is HIGHLY doubtful  TAH6988   Aug-22-03 01:05 PM   #48 
           - Here ya' go!  JanMichael   Aug-22-03 01:15 PM   #49 
              - Uhhhh where is Mazza's source for his  TAH6988   Aug-22-03 01:22 PM   #50 
                 - Am I the only one with access to Google?  JanMichael   Aug-22-03 01:47 PM   #51 
  - Make greed tacky and low-class.  QC   Aug-21-03 09:07 PM   #8 
  - I thought it was until recently!  JanMichael   Aug-21-03 09:26 PM   #14 
     - The 80s  QC   Aug-21-03 10:59 PM   #28 
  - I realize that I judged the Consumerism as "Bad". Am I mistaken?  JanMichael   Aug-21-03 09:08 PM   #9 
  - A humble recommendation would be to watch a couple videos  nothingshocksmeanymore   Aug-21-03 09:10 PM   #11 
  - Unbridled greed is the root cause of just about any problem you name  DuctapeFatwa   Aug-21-03 09:13 PM   #13 
  - You are correct. People CAN work together for profit.  JanMichael   Aug-21-03 09:37 PM   #15 
  - but greed is good... gordon ghekko said...  sweetheart   Aug-21-03 09:39 PM   #16 
  - True. The BS Schools teach a negative ethic. But remember Danny DeVito...  JanMichael   Aug-21-03 10:01 PM   #18 
     - lawyers are like nuclear weapons  sweetheart   Aug-21-03 10:27 PM   #22 
        - Great quote!  JanMichael   Aug-21-03 10:32 PM   #23 
  - nothing  Terwilliger   Aug-21-03 10:12 PM   #19 
  - Police the Giant Corporations  Ein   Aug-21-03 10:34 PM   #24 
  - start with abolishing televisions -- and reducing samsara  maggrwaggr   Aug-21-03 10:36 PM   #25 
  - Oh crap. I'm a happy, satisfied, pinko socialist.  JanMichael   Aug-21-03 10:41 PM   #26 
  - I guess only a few people recognise the problem...  JanMichael   Aug-21-03 10:58 PM   #27 
  - I got it.  Ein   Aug-21-03 11:09 PM   #33 
     - Of course it does. A nice quote from Einstein...  JanMichael   Aug-22-03 12:21 PM   #47 
  - No one is forcing you to be greedy.  poskonig   Aug-21-03 11:02 PM   #29 
  - Did I say that? No.  JanMichael   Aug-21-03 11:04 PM   #30 
     - If they are not breaking any laws,  poskonig   Aug-21-03 11:05 PM   #31 
        - You seem to have missed my entire point. This is beyond current laws.  JanMichael   Aug-21-03 11:08 PM   #32 
           - I understand your point completely.  poskonig   Aug-21-03 11:13 PM   #34 
              - Yes but treating people as the adults they are mean having them  nothingshocksmeanymore   Aug-21-03 11:28 PM   #35 
                 - Green Plans is a great place to start!  tlcandie   Aug-21-03 11:39 PM   #36 
                    - I've seen "Green Planning" before. You're right, it's a good start.  JanMichael   Aug-22-03 07:37 AM   #37 
                    - Thanks I get FSTV...do you know when it will be replayed?  nothingshocksmeanymore   Aug-22-03 11:25 AM   #39 
  - I recently saw  JNelson6563   Aug-22-03 08:01 AM   #38 
  - You forgot the second part  klyon   Aug-22-03 07:20 PM   #57 
  - "Is the South really Dodge Truck Country?!"  TXlib   Aug-22-03 11:29 AM   #40 
  - Why are the wealthiest members of congress liberal democrats.  pizzathehut   Aug-22-03 11:33 AM   #43 
  - My point was aimed at all involved.  JanMichael   Aug-22-03 12:00 PM   #45 
  - the quick fix society  buddhamama   Aug-22-03 11:50 AM   #44 
  - I can accept that description.  JanMichael   Aug-22-03 04:50 PM   #53 
  - work to end neo-capitalism  leftofthedial   Aug-22-03 12:19 PM   #46 
  - Ban recreational gas burning  GZeus   Aug-22-03 02:17 PM   #52 
  - Vote Kucinich n/t  Tinoire   Aug-22-03 04:57 PM   #54 
  - its a very big problem  SPAZtazticman   Aug-22-03 05:21 PM   #55 
  - Ay caramba! I never meant to insinuate such a thing!  JanMichael   Aug-22-03 05:32 PM   #56 
  - I don't watch the reality programs or Springer  DarbyUSMC   Aug-22-03 09:02 PM   #58 
  - <stunned silence>  JanMichael   Aug-22-03 09:13 PM   #59 
  - What does one need to be "Happy"?  sushi   Aug-22-03 09:53 PM   #60 
 

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