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AntiFascist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-08-07 04:22 PM
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212. One problem with this, which I can sympathize with libertarians about....

the State is left to determine what my needs are. In a Big Brother type of environment where we don't have to worry about meeting our own basic needs and the government will do it all for us, one would tend to lose a certain level of indivuality. As an individual I might be capable of great accomplishments under just the right conditions, why should I leave it up to the State to determine what those conditions are or what conditional needs are required? I might even argue that a certain level of greed might enter into the formula. I know, unconstrained greed can lead to fascism - but that's why there must a balance maintained with the State.
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