Re: Made in China

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Tue Apr 17 2001 - 22:21:18 MDT

At 08:38 AM 4/17/01 -0700, Neal wrote:
>Michael Lorrey wrote:
>> '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.
>Like Brian has already pointed out, I'm going with "take advantage of" as the
>definition of exploit.

Take *unfair* advantage of.

That's the kicker. And makes it a negotiable matter, except that the guy
with the money and the whip has something of an advantage of his own and
it's hardly a fair one.

Damien Broderick

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