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Starry Messenger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-06-10 02:26 PM
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14. The invisible hand is the false god they make people believe in.
It's a bunch of crap. Trying to tell people that who might benefit from that myth is like trying to deprogram a brainwashed cultist. Hell, my brother and cousin are out of work and have been for months and they *fight* me on this shit constantly.

I want an economy that provides everyone with the needs for life, education free, and time to pursue skills and talents. People should be able to do what they are able and happy to do, instead of being crammed into tight little boxes trained only to labor to provide obscene profits for a few.
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  -don't tell me america's economy isn't a planned economy. all economies are planned. unblock  Aug-06-10 01:25 PM   #0 
  - The basic assumption of business being superior to the individual was made in the 19th century,  Greyhound   Aug-06-10 01:29 PM   #1 
  - and i don't think the timing near the freeing of the slaves was coincidental  unblock   Aug-06-10 02:06 PM   #10 
  - Good to see that you  Newest Reality   Aug-06-10 01:33 PM   #2 
  - It's in capital's interest for people to believe the economy has its own, random life, & layoffs  Hannah Bell   Aug-06-10 01:33 PM   #3 
  - not sure if "unfortunate" is the right word -- it's part of the plan.  unblock   Aug-06-10 02:10 PM   #11 
     - it's intended, but it's not in capital's interest that people think so. they should think it's an  Hannah Bell   Aug-06-10 02:16 PM   #13 
  - But by whom?  izquierdista   Aug-06-10 01:34 PM   #4 
  - Piss poor planning isn't a command economy. n/t  Ozymanithrax   Aug-06-10 01:40 PM   #5 
  - agreed, it's not tightly controlled. but it is planned, poorly.  unblock   Aug-06-10 02:13 PM   #12 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-06-10 01:44 PM   #6 
  - Not just planned. Micromanaged.  rucky   Aug-06-10 01:46 PM   #7 
  - Got yer planners right here.  Octafish   Aug-06-10 01:54 PM   #8 
  - An unplanned economy is called anarchy.  EstimatedProphet   Aug-06-10 02:03 PM   #9 
  - The invisible hand is the false god they make people believe in.  Starry Messenger   Aug-06-10 02:26 PM   #14 
 

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