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Response to Scuba (Reply #3)

Mon Jan 11, 2016, 01:11 PM

5. Indubitably, but...

 

These people really live their own bullshit.

The correct answer is, it doesn't matter. Having inherited ownership of a supermarket chain, or having been born to the Number 1 lawyer and Seattle at just the right time to later scam IBM into letting them monopolize the PC operating system, or having written the code for a MySpace that People Like Better are not reasons to allow anyone to accumulate billions, or to pretend to convert these billions from personal to "philanthropic" wealth still under their control, or, worst of all to give them an almost monarchical privilege in deciding the shape of public policy. What qualifies Waltons and Gateses and Zuckerberg get to set policy for the schools, while educators, parents and students have almost no say? If you allow that, our nightmare will continue to be that we live in whatever wish to dream.

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