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

From: Lee Corbin (
Date: Sun Jul 22 2001 - 02:21:38 MDT

Barbara Lamar writes

>> The main problem remaining is social justice: how to ensure that a child
>> born to parents who didn't want and couldn't afford children would not be
>> condemned to second-class citizenry for their parents' mistake, or that a
>> genius with a genetic disease would not be cast out of the medical system
>> as uninsurable. This wastes very important resources.
> Not only does it waste resources, it's also not the sort of situation I'd
> want to live in, since I have no way of knowing for sure that I, or someone
> I love, won't need help someday.

Why do you think that you need a government guarantee? Why are
your own means, your own insurance policies, and the resources
of those who love you not enough? True, there is no absolute
guarantee, but there is seldom any absolute guarantee in this
veil of tears.


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