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Old 01-10-2018, 11:14 AM   #9491 (permalink)
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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?
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Old 01-10-2018, 11:20 AM   #9492 (permalink)
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Old 01-10-2018, 11:34 AM   #9493 (permalink)
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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?
I mean i guess not if you continue to ignore the philosophical discussion im trying to create by applying real world examples as a counter argument. I already aknowledged that i accept the power money can buy within our system.

Edit: at work with terrible service fml. Please connect the dots between wealth being inherently oppressive.
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Old 01-10-2018, 11:37 AM   #9494 (permalink)
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I mean i guess so if you continue to ignore the philosophical discussion im trying to create by applying real world examples as a counter argument. I already aknowledged that i accept the power money can buy within our system.

That still doesnt make wealth equal oppression.
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Old 01-10-2018, 11:45 AM   #9495 (permalink)
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how could you live in this dimension and not see how wealth of any level will grant you more freedoms than those without
It’s a matter of not wanting to see.
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