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Old 01-10-2018, 11:14 AM   #9491 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by DwnWthVwls View Post
Did the system come to be this way because of money or because people with money set it up to take advantage of it? That's a pretty important distinction you seem to be ignoring. Again, my argument is not that problems don't exist because of wealth, my argument is that the systems which allow wealth to interfere with a healthy functioning system are the root of the problem (of course this is all theoretical considering we have not found any system even close to utopia).
Is that really a distinction? If the people with money have control over essentially any system in a way that they are able to set it up even more to their advantage, then isn't money at the core of that?
At a time like this, scorching irony, not convincing argument, is needed.

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