From: Grant Callaghan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue 10 Dec 2002 - 22:07:36 GMT
>At 07:38 AM 10/12/02 -0800, you wrote:
> >> > >>Jeremy:
> >> > >> > PS: Just for the record, I don't think that capitalism will work
> >> > >> > either
> >> > >>
> >When you say it "works" or "doesn't work" what do you mean? What does it
> >or doesn't do that you think it must do?
>Just my take on your question. Work, in this context, intimates that a
>socio/political system should deliver a quality of life that has equity,
>justice and continuity. My history book, albeit somewhat smaller than
>Joe's, shows that systems do not last long if they neglect these factors.
>People change the system because it is not working (for them).
But capitalism is an economic system rather than a socio/political system.
I can't see capitalism alone doing the things you want it to do. You must
be speaking of democracy backed by capitalism and a strong constitution
based on human rights.
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