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good thread...

perhaps capitalism is a fast car, and socialism is the wisdom, (learned from a long history of melted wreckage), not to run the rpm in the red all the time.

' he who travels fastest, travels alone' has to give way to 'the speed of the slowest'.

it's very difficult to change, if you were raised in a 'law of the financial jungle' kill-ture, because it speaks to the atavistic survivor in us all, and asks him/her to consider the world from a wider, more compassionate viewpoint.

like crossing a dog with a pony...

as in dony blair?

i think we can expect more odd mutations as we cross the metaphorical invisible equator line and the water swirls down the plug differently...

growing pains, as whole societies try to apply the dictum of 'know thyself' across the entire socio-economic board.

the best potential future model so far seems to be the one chris cook is so patiently educating us about.

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Wed Jul 18th, 2007 at 03:41:23 AM EST

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