RE: Paying for Schools (was: SOCIETY: Re: The privatization of pu blic security)

From: Miriam English (
Date: Tue Aug 28 2001 - 11:27:56 MDT

At 10:03 AM 28/08/2001 -0400, Mitchell, Jerry (3337) wrote:
>Zero wrote:
> > there are alternatives other than unregulated markets on one hand and
> > totalitarian socialist regimes on the other. Though die hard
> > libertarians
> > will disagree, free enterprise mixed with a spoonful of
> > socially responsible
> > regulation can go a long way.
> >
> > Unrestrained capitalism (think early industrial US) leads to huge
> > discrepancies in the distribution of wealth, which leads to
> > social unrest
> > (think the early labor movement) and even upheaval (think French
> > Revolution).
>Im not aware of any place unrestrained capitalism has even been tested.

I think you are making that same mistake of thinking that it has to be all
or none, Jerry.

Unsharpened as in not very sharp... unheated as in not particularly warm...
Unrestrained as in less restrained.


         - Miriam

Q. What is the similarity between an elephant and a grape?
A. They are both purple... except for the elephant.
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