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The dynamics of capitalism is postponement of enjoyment to the constantly p

The dynamics of capitalism is postponement of enjoyment to the constantly postponed future.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Despite massive evidence to the contrary, libertarians hold tight to their

Despite massive evidence to the contrary, libertarians hold tight to their romantic concept of capitalism, which, freed from government interference, serves the consumer with the best products at the lowest prices.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Right now people seem to be very tentative about the positive benefits of c

Right now people seem to be very tentative about the positive benefits of capitalism.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

It took capitalism half a century to come back from the Great Depression.

It took capitalism half a century to come back from the Great Depression.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Under capitalism each individual engages in economic planning.

Under capitalism each individual engages in economic planning.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite

Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self

Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about

Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Capitalism invariably boils down to barter between two willing parties, nei

Capitalism invariably boils down to barter between two willing parties, neither of whom uses force to work with the other.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

I think, with Hank Paulson, the concept of a bailout was anathema to him fr

I think, with Hank Paulson, the concept of a bailout was anathema to him from day one. He was a Republican; he's a free marketeer. He believes in capitalism, and part of capitalism is believing in failure. And so the idea of bailing out an institution, I
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Capitalism, after all, is no fun when real failure becomes a possibility.

Capitalism, after all, is no fun when real failure becomes a possibility.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago