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    Quote Originally Posted by CCitizen View Post
    Beautiful building.

    The money would have been better spent on those who need it.
    They should have given their money away? Money no one but them, earned?

    It's fine to give to charity, if it's your choice.

    ' millions for charity, but not one cent for tribute'....
    Last edited by Abby08; 11-01-2018 at 12:59 AM.

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    "losing is the lot of everyone but the best of the best."

    But that is social Darwinism, a misrepresentation of Darwinism.

    The economy is not a fixed pie, trade and exchange are not win-lose.
    Edmund Burke: "In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! the Thing itself is the Abuse!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Helena View Post
    You're ridiculous. Hearst was a philanthropist along with countless others in this country who earned money and gave tons and tons of it away.
    I am sorry. I am grateful to people who give a lot to charity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abby08 View Post
    They should have given their money away? Money no one but them, earned?
    The owner of that house did, which is a great virtue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    "losing is the lot of everyone but the best of the best."
    But that is social Darwinism, a misrepresentation of Darwinism.
    What I mean is that not being at the top of Society is OK.

    But basics like food, shelter, and medical care must be provided for everyone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    "losing is the lot of everyone but the best of the best."

    But that is social Darwinism, a misrepresentation of Darwinism.

    The economy is not a fixed pie, trade and exchange are not win-lose.
    Tell that to The Salesman.
    One can be sure that he who says he knows knows nothing

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCitizen View Post
    But basics like food, shelter, and medical care must be provided for everyone.
    No. Wrong. Hear that buzzer sound?


    Now, I always piss off my acquaintances on the right when I do allow that a lot about healthcare in this country could and should be a lot better. But other than that... No to the rest of your post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCitizen View Post
    Beautiful building.
    The money would have been better spent on those who need it.
    It was.
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.

    The Wall: If we build it, they will not come.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCitizen View Post
    What I mean is that not being at the top of Society is OK.

    But basics like food, shelter, and medical care must be provided for everyone.
    Feel free to get as much of each as you like. Provide for yourself.
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.

    The Wall: If we build it, they will not come.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    Feel free to get as much of each as you like. Provide for yourself.
    Eat what you kill. Right Mr. V?
    One can be sure that he who says he knows knows nothing

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