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Old 09-03-2019, 06:24 PM
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Originally Posted by octopus View Post
It's not evil to keep what you earn. It's not evil to want to enrich your family with what you earn instead of providing for random people who don't do anything productive. Or are actually counterproductive and/or antisocial. Just because someone exists does not mean they are owed any of someone else's productivity or time.

Now in a society where there is a surplus, sure, mechanism of redistribution can be created. But if the government was so efficient at the creation and distribution of wealth why is it that the largest death tolls of ANY system on earth has been communism? Even fascism can't keep up.
Why is that some think that the 'best' arguments must include Red baiting fallacies?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-baiting
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Red-baiting, also referred to as reductio ad Stalinum (/ˈstɑːlɪnəm/), is an informal logical fallacy that intends to discredit the validity of an opponent's logical argument by accusing, denouncing, attacking, or persecuting an individual or group as anarchist, communist,[1] Marxist, socialist, Stalinist, or sympathetic towards these ideologies.[2] In the United States the term red-baiting dates from at least 1927.

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