Re: "Save the poor children" and "Pyramids"

Erik Moeller (
Sun, 04 May 1997 23:43:47 +0200

Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> The thing that will help the poor worldwide far more than anything
> else is economic development, and the only thing we know of that
> actually causes economic development is free market capitalism. I
> would have thought this was more or less accepted here in the Rabid
> Heart of Extropian Thought.

I can't talk for Extropians, but I can talk for myself. And I know that
economy and free markets is what makes those people poor. Liberating
markets even more would replace one system of injustice with another one
much worse.

Erik Moeller