Re: Conflicts of Interests

Date: Sat Jul 07 2001 - 10:25:43 MDT

In a message dated 7/6/01 8:03:35 PM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

> In general, I dare say, if our economy shifted from a reward oriented
> (where one seeks to
> maximise control of resources and power), to a compensation oriented one (
> where one receives
> reimbursiment for contributing useful to the society), then we would not
> have this problem. Such a
> society will allow people to pursue their interests and research without
> worrying about having to
> feed themselves, or their families.

We already have that insofar as we have a free market. In a free market, to
get something, you have to give somebody else enough for it that they're
better off.

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