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HCE SuiGeneris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 09:26 PM
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30. What is your problem?
Serfs have no place at the table. Begone, disruptor!

:sarcasm: JIC
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  -I'm not a "Consumer" I'm a Citizen! Indenturedebtor  Sep-17-09 01:46 AM   #0 
  - K&R !  Libertas1776   Sep-17-09 01:47 AM   #1 
  - "It reduces all of us to market forces and resources to be bought and sold"  armyowalgreens   Sep-17-09 01:49 AM   #2 
  - That quote is brilliant, poignant and all too true  Indenturedebtor   Sep-17-09 01:53 AM   #4 
  - You're very welcome. I first read him last year in my honors philosophy class.  armyowalgreens   Sep-17-09 01:59 AM   #6 
     - I would appreciate that. I did a brief search and turned up a lot of evangelism  Indenturedebtor   Sep-17-09 02:16 AM   #11 
        - "The Essential Tillich"...  armyowalgreens   Sep-17-09 02:47 AM   #13 
           - Cool thanks. Will read some of it when I pick the wife up from class n/t  Indenturedebtor   Sep-17-09 09:24 PM   #29 
  - Mmm like the quote... categorically reject any philosophy which pushes the religion as the answer  Indenturedebtor   Sep-17-09 01:56 AM   #5 
  - Pleased to know you fellow citizen. I'm a citizen too!  Mind_your_head   Sep-17-09 01:49 AM   #3 
  - I am not a "consumer"...  optimal-tomato   Sep-17-09 01:59 AM   #7 
  - HELL YES! +1  Indenturedebtor   Sep-17-09 02:15 AM   #10 
  - Is there any particular reason you can't be both? And many other things as well?  BlooInBloo   Sep-17-09 02:06 AM   #8 
  - Yes. Each is meant to define the purpose and worth of a person  Indenturedebtor   Sep-17-09 02:14 AM   #9 
     - (shrug) I'm many things. Must be tough for you, being only one...  BlooInBloo   Sep-17-09 02:20 AM   #12 
        - To your EDIT I completely agree  Indenturedebtor   Sep-17-09 09:31 PM   #31 
  - A brief word from Daniel Kemmis, former mayor of Missoula, Montana  eridani   Sep-17-09 05:11 AM   #14 
  - Wow great quote and very true. Thanks!  Indenturedebtor   Sep-17-09 09:36 PM   #32 
  - While not agreeing with your choice of (swear)words,  Betty Karlson   Sep-17-09 05:32 AM   #15 
  - A cog in the machine  The2ndWheel   Sep-17-09 05:55 AM   #16 
  - Consumer is a nice way of calling you trade bait. n/t  fasttense   Sep-17-09 06:26 AM   #17 
  - Huzzah! You said it!  scarletwoman   Sep-17-09 06:39 AM   #18 
  - Add to that: Employees = "Resources"  IDemo   Sep-17-09 07:20 AM   #19 
  - "Human Resources" is one of the most disgusting phrases in the English Language.  Odin2005   Sep-17-09 08:31 AM   #21 
  - I'm not a "consumer", I'm a HUMAN BEING.  Odin2005   Sep-17-09 08:28 AM   #20 
  - there should a bumper sticker saying that.  bdamomma   Sep-17-09 08:33 AM   #22 
  - As one drives to a shopping mall in the newer car they just bought.  Better Believe It   Sep-17-09 08:37 AM   #23 
  - We are called consumers for a reason...  Javaman   Sep-17-09 10:00 AM   #24 
  - Damn straight!!!!!!!!!!!!  Initech   Sep-17-09 11:40 AM   #25 
  - One of the arguments used to support the Drug War is that use harms productivity  Romulox   Sep-17-09 11:44 AM   #26 
  - *kick* for a great post! (nt)  scarletwoman   Sep-17-09 06:52 PM   #27 
  - We need to remember. n/t  Greyhound   Sep-17-09 08:14 PM   #28 
  - What is your problem?  HCE SuiGeneris   Sep-17-09 09:26 PM   #30 
  - Okay but in economic models you're a consumer, a producer, or both  Hippo_Tron   Sep-17-09 10:04 PM   #33 
  - That's the problem - economic modeling reduces us all to cogs  Indenturedebtor   Sep-18-09 01:12 AM   #37 
     - Economics is vital to understanding certain aspects of human behavior  Hippo_Tron   Sep-18-09 04:31 PM   #39 
  - Capitalism  JMMendez1989   Sep-17-09 11:04 PM   #34 
  - It's a disgusting label. nt  Flabbergasted   Sep-17-09 11:44 PM   #35 
  - Yeah it makes me feel like some giant grub  Indenturedebtor   Sep-18-09 01:16 AM   #38 
  - Thanks. You're right the word consumer is crap, citizen sounds powerful nt  flamingdem   Sep-18-09 12:43 AM   #36 
  - I like the way you think...  derby378   Sep-18-09 04:33 PM   #40 

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