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Response to OldBaldy1701E (Original post)

Mon Apr 12, 2021, 04:43 PM

4. "... a person be able to pursue a living that makes them happy..."

I do not have anything to offer on the other parts of your post, but that part resonates with me.

It is as if you are being told “if you aren’t using your time and labor and mental powers to make me or somebody else rich...well, you are useless.”

I reject that mentality whole cloth. I reject “entrepreneurialism” (as practiced in this society, with a focus on the exploitation of others) whole cloth.

I guess I do believe in the old style “shopkeepers” style of things...produce a quality product or service for the local area.

Today’s corporatism demands, dictates, that it provides the least amount of product for the maximum amount of money. Talk about a race to the bottom! A certain path to ruin and collapse.

I believe all of us have an inherent value, other than monetary and other than labor. If you (the royal you) do not, that is a choice you (again, the royal you) yourself have made...trading your soul for a dollar bill.

Just because:

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