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OK, then we're talking intellectual and moral bankruptcy.

(Works for me.)

;-)

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Mon Feb 25th, 2013 at 01:30:37 PM EST
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If there was ever a 'banca' to 'rupta'. Moralies are just the 'mores' of the various people. In our case they have a strong, unacknowledged differentiation along the lines of total wealth.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Mon Feb 25th, 2013 at 02:31:09 PM EST
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Well, this is acknowledged sometimes, as with Junker: "When it is serious you have to lie." That this did not result in serious consequences for him just shows how widely, if tacitly, accepted such behavior is for the wealthy and those who represent them.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Mon Feb 25th, 2013 at 02:33:38 PM EST
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