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provis99 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-03-09 05:27 AM
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7. "capitalism" puts the emphasis on what is important.
To the rich, capital (money and stuff) is important, while labor and people are not. Maybe we should move to an economic system based on "laborism" or "humanism" rather than worshiping greenbacks.
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  -Why is "capitalism" such a crappy word? kentuck  Oct-03-09 01:25 AM   #0 
  - "Capitalist" and "Capitalism" were originally coined to be insults...  LostInAnomie   Oct-03-09 01:28 AM   #1 
  - Not really. Capitalism has a very precise definition  eridani   Oct-04-09 02:42 AM   #13 
     - Most people agree that Marx coined the word "Capitalism" as a pejorative...  LostInAnomie   Oct-04-09 02:54 AM   #14 
        - He coined it as a precise description of the relationship between workers  eridani   Oct-04-09 03:32 AM   #16 
  - Capitalism is a giant machine designed to transfer the wealth  lutherj   Oct-03-09 01:31 AM   #2 
  - The machinery of Capitalism  IDFbunny   Oct-03-09 01:40 AM   #3 
  - Who the fuck unrec'd this?  Hello_Kitty   Oct-03-09 01:41 AM   #4 
  - Must have been a "capitalist"?  kentuck   Oct-03-09 01:43 AM   #5 
  - Capitalism sucks...  obamahasmyheart   Oct-03-09 02:30 AM   #6 
  - "capitalism" puts the emphasis on what is important.  provis99   Oct-03-09 05:27 AM   #7 
  - The best way to control the greed of capitalism without destroying it ..  kentuck   Oct-03-09 10:06 AM   #8 
     - Can't be done  blindpig   Oct-03-09 10:21 AM   #9 
     - That's not possible without a public funding mechanism for elections.  Selatius   Oct-03-09 10:38 AM   #11 
  - to capitalize - to take advantage - to exploit a situation  lame54   Oct-03-09 10:23 AM   #10 
  - K&R  Vidar   Oct-03-09 10:59 AM   #12 
  - Capitalism was a good time while it lasted  EmeraldCityGrl   Oct-04-09 03:06 AM   #15 
  - It will destroy the United States  AllentownJake   Oct-04-09 03:36 AM   #17 
  - If representative democracy *is* our distinctive doctrine, when did capital become an ism?  bridgit   Oct-04-09 03:57 AM   #18 

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