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by dandelionburner
Wed May 26, 2010 2:35 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Nihilism, The Last Man
Replies: 88
Views: 13717

Re: Nihilism, The Last Man

I don't trust your sources. The first part of that verse does not match the second. And don't direct me to a corrupted wiki page either.
by dandelionburner
Wed May 26, 2010 2:18 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: An alternative to progressive redistribution of wealth
Replies: 186
Views: 21281

Re: An alternative to progressive redistribution of wealth

Not that i love to hear myself talk, but don't you think a progressive plan, with tens of thousands of pages of laws, rules, and regulations, favors the rich? What do you think all those laws are for? Do you really think they exist to protect the poor? The rich don't pay 48% of their income, not by ...
by dandelionburner
Wed May 26, 2010 2:09 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: An alternative to progressive redistribution of wealth
Replies: 186
Views: 21281

Re: An alternative to progressive redistribution of wealth

Seriously though, trade and taxation are both good things. They just happen to be diametrically opposed. What do you think is fair? Should the government take 20%? 30%? 40%? Is it really fair to take more from the wealthy, so long as they aren't stealing or committing violence towards someone? Don't...
by dandelionburner
Wed May 26, 2010 2:05 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: An alternative to progressive redistribution of wealth
Replies: 186
Views: 21281

Re: An alternative to progressive redistribution of wealth

Governments exist so people don't beat you up and take your stuff. Democracy exists so the government doesn't beat YOU up and take YOUR stuff.
by dandelionburner
Wed May 26, 2010 12:32 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Nihilism, The Last Man
Replies: 88
Views: 13717

Re: Nihilism, The Last Man

You should really check that quote. I'm not so sure Zarathustra wrote that. Also, I'm almost positive that the second part of that piece is not written by the same author.

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