> On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 11:06:17PM -0000, xorc...@sigaint.org wrote:
>> Greed is a fundamental problem of Capitalism. It is also a fundamental
>> problem of Socialism. The Soviet chiefs in the Politburo weren't
>> in the bread lines with everyone else.
> On the other hand, greed is the primary driver which led us humans where
> we are today. Without it, we'd surely still be hunter-gatherer's living
> every day on the edge of extinction.
> So, fighting greed might not work.
I'm not sure I agree with that assessment, but even if you could convince
me, it's also then brought us full-circle: nukes. So we haven't really
gained much, by that measure.
And yet, you're also talking to a guy that enjoys jumping out of
airplanes, and I can tell you that the edge of extinction is a rather
lovely 45 seconds.