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BrentWil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-27-10 12:16 PM
Response to Reply #26
36. What am I ignoring?
And is it really me that is ignoring? Give me some facts and tell me why I am wrong. I think I have presented arguments... you haven't really presented much, frankly.
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  -Does American Success in the World matter? BrentWil  May-26-10 11:04 PM   #0 
  - Is economic success societal success? n/t  RandomThoughts   May-26-10 11:10 PM   #1 
  - It is if you are in the bottom third of states..  BrentWil   May-26-10 11:12 PM   #2 
     - If economic growth is meant to help society then that can be correct.  RandomThoughts   May-27-10 12:24 AM   #4 
        - What is the means to do that?  BrentWil   May-27-10 06:45 AM   #8 
           - This discussion reminds me  OJones   May-27-10 11:16 AM   #21 
           - Explain why I would invest?  BrentWil   May-27-10 12:13 PM   #34 
              - Explain why society should allow you to control investment capital.  RandomThoughts   May-27-10 03:03 PM   #61 
                 - Well, if they don't  BrentWil   May-27-10 03:37 PM   #67 
                    - But if your decision on where that capital goes is about your prosperity.  RandomThoughts   May-27-10 04:04 PM   #70 
                       - What I invest in are  BrentWil   May-27-10 04:14 PM   #71 
                          - I am glad you find joy, and also glad you think  RandomThoughts   May-28-10 02:20 AM   #87 
                             - Thanks..  BrentWil   May-30-10 06:14 PM   #92 
           - Government does not have to take over production.  RandomThoughts   May-27-10 02:59 PM   #60 
              - Well a few points  BrentWil   May-27-10 03:29 PM   #64 
                 - We think differently.  RandomThoughts   May-27-10 04:43 PM   #72 
                    - I guess the basic question for me is why you would want to stop and change something that has helped  BrentWil   May-27-10 08:38 PM   #84 
  - I'll tell you  izquierdista   May-26-10 11:27 PM   #3 
  - First...  BrentWil   May-27-10 06:44 AM   #7 
     - You're right, local community is dead  izquierdista   May-27-10 07:30 AM   #9 
     - Your thoughts are very 1910ish  BrentWil   May-27-10 10:05 AM   #10 
     - Capital was about resources.  RandomThoughts   May-27-10 04:48 PM   #73 
        - It provides stored worth  BrentWil   May-27-10 10:30 PM   #85 
  - You are describing the fantasy you have in your mind.  county worker   May-27-10 12:29 AM   #5 
  - Competition in terms of production and reward.  BrentWil   May-27-10 06:32 AM   #6 
     - Just in case you didn't get it the first time.  county worker   May-27-10 03:09 PM   #62 
        - Classical liberal Economics...  BrentWil   May-27-10 03:42 PM   #68 
           - I have to wait until tonight to read it but these words in the intro got my interest.  county worker   May-27-10 06:10 PM   #81 
              - Please read it and comment..  BrentWil   May-27-10 08:28 PM   #83 
                 - Well I have to go to sleep but I am 1/2 way through the essay.  county worker   May-28-10 12:41 AM   #86 
                    - That isn't the point of it. It is the capitalism leads to peace  BrentWil   May-28-10 07:25 AM   #88 
                       - That's what I said. The US and China now work together and at are at peace.  county worker   May-28-10 11:57 AM   #90 
  - How is that future about the individual?  The2ndWheel   May-27-10 10:31 AM   #11 
  - A child could tell you that corporations, not individuals, have filled the vacuum gov'ts have left.  Romulox   May-27-10 10:43 AM   #13 
  - The overlord will be...  BrentWil   May-27-10 11:15 AM   #20 
     - Truly, we are in the presence of greatness. nt  Romulox   May-27-10 11:19 AM   #22 
        - Just an argument about the World as I see it...  BrentWil   May-27-10 11:25 AM   #24 
           - Right, but you're "turtling" such that you ignore all contrary evidence.  Romulox   May-27-10 11:28 AM   #26 
              - What am I ignoring?  BrentWil   May-27-10 12:16 PM   #36 
  - Who said interchangeable parts?  BrentWil   May-27-10 11:14 AM   #19 
     - Well not any job opportunity, with work becoming more specialized  The2ndWheel   May-27-10 12:02 PM   #31 
        - You can be replaced..  BrentWil   May-27-10 12:20 PM   #37 
           - And China and India have 1/3 of the human population between them  The2ndWheel   May-27-10 01:14 PM   #56 
              - No, not at all.  BrentWil   May-27-10 01:19 PM   #57 
  - You ask the wrong question. What stake do Americans have in your corporatist utopia?  Romulox   May-27-10 10:41 AM   #12 
  - Rather the bail out works or doesn't  BrentWil   May-27-10 11:12 AM   #18 
     - "Irrelevant!" is the argument of a man who has exhausted his rhetoric...  Romulox   May-27-10 11:24 AM   #23 
        - Because capital will flow where it can profit the most...  BrentWil   May-27-10 12:25 PM   #38 
           - Is English a second language for you? You've said "rather" where you mean "whether"  Romulox   May-27-10 04:56 PM   #74 
              - You are correct...  BrentWil   May-27-10 05:29 PM   #77 
                 - Your arguments are vapid; I was trying to initiate some *useful* conversation with you.  Romulox   May-28-10 09:46 AM   #89 
                    - Well, not really that young...  BrentWil   May-28-10 12:08 PM   #91 
  - Which conservative sock puppet is this?  Echo In Light   May-27-10 10:45 AM   #14 
  - Not conservative..  BrentWil   May-27-10 11:10 AM   #17 
     - Not "conservative"--just a social darwinist who heralds the era of the corporation-state!  Romulox   May-27-10 11:35 AM   #28 
        - ahhhh... name calling... you are such a good debater..  BrentWil   May-27-10 12:27 PM   #39 
           - You only need a 'safety net' when you're making people walk high wires n/t  leftstreet   May-27-10 03:32 PM   #65 
              - Call it what you want..  BrentWil   May-27-10 03:47 PM   #69 
  - Those two items are mutually exclusive  Trillo   May-27-10 10:52 AM   #15 
  - Business cannot work without the rule of law..  BrentWil   May-27-10 11:07 AM   #16 
     - After the U.S. government corruption we just witnessed  Trillo   May-27-10 11:27 AM   #25 
        - You are absolutely right  BrentWil   May-27-10 11:56 AM   #29 
           - I wonder about your use of the term 'absolute poverty'....  proudohioan   May-27-10 12:28 PM   #40 
           - Okay  BrentWil   May-27-10 12:37 PM   #46 
              - OK, thanks....  proudohioan   May-27-10 12:41 PM   #47 
           - Seriously? You're using China as an example?  geardaddy   May-27-10 12:29 PM   #42 
              - Read much history...  BrentWil   May-27-10 12:34 PM   #44 
              - Have you been there?  geardaddy   May-27-10 12:35 PM   #45 
                 - I have..  BrentWil   May-27-10 12:41 PM   #48 
                 - Also, just to point out...  BrentWil   May-27-10 01:41 PM   #59 
              - "Chinas rapid economic development...has generated the most rapid decline in absolute poverty ever  pampango   May-27-10 12:50 PM   #53 
                 - Agreed.. the facts are rather amazing...  BrentWil   May-27-10 01:10 PM   #55 
  - I guess there is some argument that if we go down others will too  treestar   May-27-10 11:31 AM   #27 
  - I agree..  BrentWil   May-27-10 12:45 PM   #52 
  - I smell a libertarian. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   May-27-10 11:59 AM   #30 
  - No  BrentWil   May-27-10 12:08 PM   #32 
  - The USA has been too "successful" in too many endeavors, most of them wretched.  hunter   May-27-10 12:10 PM   #33 
  - Rather interesting but..  BrentWil   May-27-10 12:30 PM   #43 
     - Climate change and peak oil are going to clobber India and China.  hunter   May-27-10 03:17 PM   #63 
        - Climate Change..  BrentWil   May-27-10 03:33 PM   #66 
  - I see what you did there.  Blue-Jay   May-27-10 12:14 PM   #35 
  - No not at all..  BrentWil   May-27-10 12:29 PM   #41 
     - OK.  Blue-Jay   May-27-10 12:43 PM   #50 
  - Hello Ayn !!!!  marmar   May-27-10 12:42 PM   #49 
  - hahahaha....  BrentWil   May-27-10 12:43 PM   #51 
  - +1  geardaddy   May-27-10 12:51 PM   #54 
     - What are you saying with the +1  BrentWil   May-27-10 01:35 PM   #58 
  - missing a key element and a few false assumptions  Spike89   May-27-10 05:26 PM   #75 
  - There is certainly a mix that will make as more competitive in the global market..  BrentWil   May-27-10 05:36 PM   #79 
     - India and China are catching up, no disrespect  Spike89   May-27-10 06:09 PM   #80 
        - Not really...  BrentWil   May-27-10 08:25 PM   #82 
  - Which America? There are two.  Ardent15   May-27-10 05:28 PM   #76 
     - As much as I want to poor to do better...  BrentWil   May-27-10 05:34 PM   #78 
 

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