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Response to Jitter65 (Reply #33)

Sun Apr 24, 2016, 04:30 PM

46. The primary purpose of capitalism

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is to exploit resources and human labor for the enrichment of a tiny minority. Distribution of goods and services is secondary.This renders the for-profit motive completely inconsistent with any concept of democratic principles.

Your questions assume the existence of the concept of economic 'freedom', when in fact, there is no such thing. Every physical occurrence is strictly limited by the Laws of Thermodynamics, therefore, creating wealth is impossible if your goal is equitable distribution. All one can ever do, is convert the stored energy of the earth's resources and the available energy of human labor, into the usable energy of goods and services, and in the process, there will always be a net loss.

The sooner people come to the realization of the fundamental principles of science and logic that govern economic activity, the more quickly we can move to an equitable system that will enable us to mitigate the effects of the impending climate disaster that threatens our civilization.

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