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Response to fascisthunter (Reply #32)

Thu May 24, 2012, 08:48 AM

41. I dunno if I'd call it a disease.

It's the ruling economic dogma here, but it does bespeak a Hobbesian view of the world, and that would not seem to me to lead to social unity and patriotism and all that "pull together" sort of thing that is fed to the sheep. Shameless exploitation of the society you live in is not a recipe for social progress etc., all those good liberal things we support, it's a recipe for the sort of problems that we have.

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