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Old 06-04-2019, 03:52 PM
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Originally Posted by WillFarnaby View Post
Hmm. Two power centers in society broadly speaking, capital and government. You believe the one who currently imprisons and steals the most protects us from the other. You know the one who clothes and feeds billions for less and less inputs every year, while government does less and less with more and more.

Yes it takes some ideological gymnastics to pull off something like that.
No, it just takes an awareness of reality.

Our society functions because we have a balance between two power centers. They each keep the other in check. An absolute government, unchecked by any private enterprise, would be terrible. And absolute capitalism, unchecked by any government, would be just as terrible.