RE: capitalist religion (was: NANO: _Forbes_ cover story)

From: Michael Wiik (
Date: Sun Jul 22 2001 - 04:14:49 MDT

"Lee Corbin" <> wrote:

> Many people on this list are under the influence of some powerful
> memes that have proven their value over hundreds, if not thousands
> of years: never steal; never encourage indolence or lack of
> success; always mind your own business; never lie.

When is taking the opposite of this the best policy? Under what
conditions is it morally right to steal, encourage indolence, and lie?

Further, who gets to decide the conditions under which such an opposing
approach is called for?


Michael Wiik
Messagenet Communications Research
Washington DC Area Internet and WWW Consultants

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