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Old 08-21-2008, 02:42 PM   #294
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And Buck, if you're laughing at me, remember it's you, not me,
that believes in an economic system that has been a repeated
failure throughout the world, and has produced widespread human
suffering and death.

My economic system has never been attempted on the state level (state indicating a governing body of a recognized sovereign nation). Every time you repeat this fallacy that socialism/communism under Marx's tenets has been attempted it makes you look like a fool. I'm sorry Phil and no offense but the idea that ANYONE who has read the basic tenets of Marx and then concludes that the Red Army (which numbered around 600,000 at the end of 1918 after defeating the White Army) spoke for the 185 million people who lived there is absurd. Hell, today we got nearly 500 million Chinese farming rice fields that have never heard of Marx that we label communists. It's the most intelluctally dishonest label I've ever come across in my life.

Specifically, I can only speak for myself when I say I don't resent rich people. Your post just smacked of this jealous/longing stereotype that people believe exist between poor and rich people...that's all.
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