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Showing posts from September, 2013

Capitalist Dead Horse Flogs 99%

The term Flogging a Dead horse shouldn't need any introduction. Whether Capitalism is a Golden Goose or a Dead horse may require some further explanation.

Capitalism is the New religion, The Free Market is the New Heavan and a belief in Capitalism is an unquestionable stance. Criticise Capitalism and you are declaring the Earth Flat, the Sun revolves around the Earth and are dangerously out of line.

''As Bakunin put it, property “is a god” and has “its metaphysics. It is the science of the bourgeois economists. Like any metaphysics it is a sort of twilight, a compromise between truth and falsehood, with the latter benefiting from it. It seeks to give falsehood the appearance of truth and leads truth to falsehood.” [The Political Philosophy of Bakunin, p. 179]

Two Discussion caught my Eye this past Week, One the Question of Minimum Wages and Mc Donalds and the Other a Film about Artists …