Re: Made in China

From: Michael Lorrey (
Date: Tue Apr 17 2001 - 07:09:31 MDT

Neal Blaikie wrote:
> Michael Lorrey wrote:
> > Brian D Williams wrote:
> >
> > > Exploiting third world labor to try to maintain our lifestyles is
> > > inherently bad for us.
> >
> > Please explain why...
> It's called ethics. By exploiting individuals we deny them their liberty.
> As a self-proclaimed libertarian, I fail to see why you would have a
> problem grasping this.

'Exploit' means to utilize. Thus, anyone who works for anyone else is
'exploited', all raw materials are 'exploited'. If the sort of
'exploitation' that socialists and union members in industrialized
nations complain that occurs in third world nations constitutes income
in excess of the average income, then there is only exploitation in the
imaginations of those who seek to protect obsolescent jobs.

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