Re: Commie Nonsense 3

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Fri Jun 16 2000 - 08:24:06 MDT

From: "Zero Powers" <>

>Do you actually believe that capitalism can provide the means to
>universally eradicate poverty?


>That if every "lazy, stupid" etc. poor person "got off their lazy
>ass" they could live a life of abundance?

If they live in a Capitalist country yes. Working your ass off in
a communist country won't get you far.

> Have you *ever* traveled to the third world? Can you possibly
>believe that the only reason some people are poor is because they
>are "programmed" to believe the lie that they cannot live any
>other way?

Yes I have, the closer they approach to capitalism the better off
the people. Most third world problems are related to bad economic
ideas and corrupt government.

Your missing an essential idea here, communism's central flaw.
Handouts lead to economic apathy (entropy's evil twin) and not just
among the poor. Read Thomas Stanley's "The Millionare Next Door"
and "The Millionare Mind". The sons and daughters of wealthy people
who receive "economic outpatient care" (handouts) from their
parents have a lower net worth and earn less than their peers.

Handouts are ecomomic poison.

>Compared to Lorrey economics, the Lorrey drive looks downright
>feasible ;)

Zero economics will yield precisely that....


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