> > Again I feel like you are using the term "human nature" as if it means
> only one
> > thing. Have you personally interviewed everyone on the planet to see if
> they agree
> > with you? Of course not. People who are raised in a capitalist or
> market driven
> > society are going to feel this way (I certainly do), but that does not
> mean it is the
> > only way to look at things. It is ultimately a personal or cultural
> preference, not a
> > given, no matter how much we detest it.
>If your statement is true, then why do the people in every other culture
>invariably want the sort of society we have? They want 4 door cars, PCs,
>internet access, good neighborhoods and schools, honest elections, and
>all of the other features of the America that isn't marred by big city
>welfare state problems.
>Now, I do make exceptions. The French, for example. ;) They are the
>exception that proves the rule...
Got the cars, PCs, schools etc. DON'T want the theocratic government with
no PR voting.
Sorry, did you say "HONEST ELECTIONS"?? *James feels overwhelming gurgle
of laughter build in his stomach..*
Wink, wink, nudge, nudge, say no more....
"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and
crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures
to satiate desires both subtle and gross. But it's not for the timid."
-Q, Star Trek:TNG episode 'Q Who'
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