Re: Markets and employment [was: Re: Local Groups Wanted!]

From: G.P. (
Date: Sun Dec 23 2001 - 01:03:55 MST

Right, we proudly consider free markets as an invention of our Western
civilization, and our baby kicks us back right on the bottom.
There has been a lot of "antiglobalization" talk before and after
Genova, but I always believed the effects of globalization will be
positive for the nonWestern world, with entire economies shifting
where work is cheaper (for the time being).

On Sat, 22 Dec 2001 18:07:11 -0800, Max More <> wrote:

>At 04:09 PM 12/22/01, Damien wrote:
>>What?! Good heavens, use the principle of the market, my good man! Reduce
>>your asking price below that of the Indians. If that forces you into
>>penury, well, that's free enterprise, right?
>Yes, Damien, it *is* the way of free enterprise to shift jobs to poorer
>Indians from wealthier American's when that makes economic sense. Terrible
>that markets don't discriminate like that isn't it?
>Max More, Ph.D.
> or
>Strategic Philosopher
>President, Extropy Institute. <>


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