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Tech 9 Donating Member (179 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-07-07 08:56 PM
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131. Capitalism implements
an evolutionary algorithm by which ...

Would you care to discuss this because I don't know what you're talking about. Why does Capitalism implement this? How? Maybe you should define exactly why you mean by capitalism. Capitalism is a mode of production that commodifies all production for profit, is it not? The capitalist is motive by personal gain and profit.

Could you further explain how capitalism connects to consumerism and consumer "wants"? That seems like an important and under-discussed question.

Spencer, like Marx, had a difficult time separating positive issues from normative ones, resulting in a real hodge-podge of philosophy that has little if any empirical worth.

Elaborate on this..? As an example, is the Third World normative? You certainly don't seem to be assigning them much empirical worth.
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