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    Re: Economy limping back to strength

    well, they agreed to let the pirates take the ship so they would not be drowned.

    i think capitalism is more based on greed and non-interference by govt in the process of greed.

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    Re: Economy limping back to strength

    according to somalian law, the pirates are not doing anything wrong.

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    Re: Economy limping back to strength

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    Capitalism is based on VOLUNTARY AGREEMENTS. I can't believe that obvious child thanked you for that.
    It was hysterical. Generally, I laugh at most pirate jokes. Anyways, pure capitalism cannot exist with humans for the same reason that Communism can't. We don't accept the necessary frameworks that require those to operate and thus seek to change the framework into something radically different. We simply refuse to play by the rules.
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    Re: Economy limping back to strength

    voluntary agreement? so taxes are bad. we should have a bake sale to pay for the wars in iraq and afghanistan.

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    Re: Economy limping back to strength

    hoover believed in a purer form of capitalism. so did reagan. like deregulation. like deregulating the banking system and allowing things like subprime loans and credit default swaps.

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    Re: Economy limping back to strength

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
    It was hysterical. Generally, I laugh at most pirate jokes. Anyways, pure capitalism cannot exist with humans for the same reason that Communism can't. We don't accept the necessary frameworks that require those to operate and thus seek to change the framework into something radically different. We simply refuse to play by the rules.
    i agree with you.

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    Re: Economy limping back to strength

    Quote Originally Posted by scottsoperson View Post
    well, they agreed to let the pirates take the ship so they would not be drowned.

    i think capitalism is more based on greed and non-interference by govt in the process of greed.
    You can think what you want, but capitalism is based on voluntary agreements.

    Quote Originally Posted by scottsoperson View Post
    according to somalian law, the pirates are not doing anything wrong.
    So what? It's not capitalism.

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    Re: Economy limping back to strength

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
    It was hysterical. Generally, I laugh at most pirate jokes. Anyways, pure capitalism cannot exist with humans for the same reason that Communism can't. We don't accept the necessary frameworks that require those to operate and thus seek to change the framework into something radically different. We simply refuse to play by the rules.
    Stop trying to pigeon hole me. I'm fine with protection provided by government against intimidation.

    Quote Originally Posted by scottsoperson View Post
    voluntary agreement? so taxes are bad. we should have a bake sale to pay for the wars in iraq and afghanistan.
    Taxes are bad. However, the prices we pay today are the way they are because we have protection. The only tax then that I can support is a flat sales tax that pays for police, military, and the courts.

    Quote Originally Posted by scottsoperson View Post
    hoover believed in a purer form of capitalism. so did reagan. like deregulation. like deregulating the banking system and allowing things like subprime loans and credit default swaps.
    Reagan and Hoover were not pure capitalists. Not even close.

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    Re: Economy limping back to strength

    so deregulation is not capitalism either?

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    Re: Economy limping back to strength

    the somalian authorities voluntarily agree to let the pirates operate with impunity.

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