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OT?: Is this also happening where you live? PART 2: CAUSE = CAPITALISM?
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g***@gmail.com
2018-08-04 01:44:28 UTC
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Isn't capitalism creating a world where those who were once satisfied with less are now finding themselves more and more at the mercy of those who will never be satisfied with more?:

- In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.

Ivan Illich
weary flake
2018-08-04 05:17:30 UTC
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On 2018-08-04 01:44:28 +0000, ***@gmail.com said:

> Isn't capitalism creating a world where those who were once satisfied
> with less are now finding themselves more and more at the mercy of
> those who will never be satisfied with more?:
>
> - In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the
> prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.
>
> Ivan Illich

"College isn't the place to go for ideas."

-- Helen Keller, 1916
g***@gmail.com
2018-08-04 09:03:23 UTC
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On Friday, August 3, 2018 at 7:17:37 PM UTC-10, weary flake wrote:
> On 2018-08-04 01:44:28 +0000, said:
>
> > Isn't capitalism creating a world where those who were once satisfied
> > with less are now finding themselves more and more at the mercy of
> > those who will never be satisfied with more?:
> >
> > - In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the
> > prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.
> >
> > Ivan Illich
>
> "College isn't the place to go for ideas."
>
> -- Helen Keller, 1916

Sometimes somebody can be such a deplorable dotard.
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