What is your attitude to the Capitalism?

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by KGB_resident, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. It is an ideal social and economic system

    14 vote(s)
  2. My attitude is positive

    21 vote(s)
  3. Anything else would be worse

    22 vote(s)
  4. The capitalism must be seriously modernised

    10 vote(s)
  5. It is an unfair system and must be replaced

    1 vote(s)
  6. It is a corrupted systm created by thieves. Fight against it.

    12 vote(s)

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  1. Почему то, что ваша собака дыхание?
  2. Please, repeat it in old good English. Your phrase in Russian looks as senseless collection of words.
  3. Мне это нравится :)
  4. I wouldn't be without it. I didn't vote in the poll because I'm exercising my democratic right not to.
  5. Here's a tale I never tire of telling.

    There is one, truly socialist commune left in China. There is a long waiting list to join. Once you gain entry, the commune provides everything, food, clothes, housing, education, entertainment and 20 dollars a month pocket money.

    Everybody works in the commune's factory making packets of dried noodles that are sold to supermarkets to generate the commune's income. You start on the production line, packing boxes. After a while, you become a team leader. You have responsibility for training and supervising new staff. But you're still on 20 dollars a month plus all the noodles you can eat.

    Eventually, bright staff move into management. They can be responsible for millions of dollars worth of equipment and hundreds of staff - a job that would command a hefty salary in the real world. But they're still on 20 dollars a month and all the cheap clothes they can wear.

    The commune's in crisis. Turnover of senior managers is unsustainable. Nobody with the skills to run a large business in China will work for 20 dollars a month and cheap clothes.

    The commune demonstrates why any socialist society is doomed to failure. People are motivated by self interest and the closer you push them to true socialism then the faster your society disintegrates.
  6. It also appears that 9 out of 10 Germans oppose to Soviets raping and pillaging their country.

    I thought the Germans binned the Eszett after their last schpellung reform. So either an old picture or the writers failed to flourish under capitalism. Scheiß Deutscher.
  7. Socialism in Concept is a beautiful thing, but cannot work in isolation, nor can it work in any form of reality, human nature being what it is, means that people just enjoy owning thing's and simplistic as it seams that's it's greatest downfall.
    However Communism seems to have taken over from Socialism in everyone's pshyce. Communism is/was the only form of socialism that was workable (term used loosely) and as can be seen in China as best described as state owned capitalism. Not to be confused either with Stalinism, which was just totalitarianism.
    So where does this leave Capitalism, flawed im afraid, it's just a massive Pyramid scheme, not everyone who work's hard and helps themselves will reach the top. It's mathamaticaly impossible, still those at the top are happy to keep all those beneath them scratching each others eyes out trying to move up the scale knowing it's immposible. As is demonstrated by that shining example of Capitalism U.S.A, people with **** all in their bellies all believing they too one day might just make it to the top.
  8. You forgot to start your tale with 'During the War', Albert.
  9. Ord_Sgt

    Ord_Sgt RIP

    KGB Resident is Domovoys love toy, they are equally as out of touch with the real world, busy sucking Putins knob or licking his aresehole.

    The USSR has passed, they'll get it one day.
  10. Capitalism was a great party, loved it! Hardly noticed the suffering going on all around it.

    Think party is over soon and we will have to look all the people we have been standing on in the eye. Opps.
  11. You Bastard, you beat me too it!

    BUT there does seem to be an air of 'those were the days' from all these ex Sovs who probably miss the time when they could do wet jobs on anyone they disapproved of. Democray is a bummer guys but you'll get used to it
  12. Of course socialism cannot work in isolation - it doesn't have anybody else's money to spend!

    Communism as an economic system has NEVER existed despite many communist parties and governments around the world trying to make it so. They could never get past the conundrum of socialism: its a competitive system where the winner is the one who does the least for the same reward.

    Capitalism is flawed, but the only one that works in a real world without the need for brutal dictatorship.
  13. The best bit about capitalism was watching Thatcher steal milk rations from the kiddies of penniless Welsh socialists.