>From: "Zero Powers" <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: Commie Nonsense
>Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2000 23:24:52 PDT
>If/when we reach the stage where material wealth is equivolent to
>information then, finally, there will be universal abundance. With that
>will come the end of the need to work for one's living. This would lay the
>ground work for practical Marxism.
>However, at that point there will be no practical difference between "rich"
>and "poor." When we have the nanotech to effortlessly and cheaply create
>haute cuisine from raw sewage, and diamonds from dirt, there will be no
>for human production. This will lead to its own problems for us humans who
>have a need to feel useful and productive. But at that point there will be
>no difference between a "capitalist" and a "communist." There will be a
>universal leisure class searching for purpose and meaning in their
>effortless and uncomplicated lives. Utopia? Perhaps not. But IMO better
>than poverty, illness and hunger.
>"I like dreams of the future better than the history of the past"
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The root of Marxism is envy. Someone will always have more then someone
else, in some way, someone will always be jealous, and assert that the
reason someone has more then he is that the other person is cheating and
exploitative. There will be billionaire communists whining about the tyranny
of trillionaire communists.
Zeb Haradon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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