[rescue] Computerfests

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Sat Apr 17 16:52:31 CDT 2004

On Apr 17, 2004, at 5:29 PM, Micah R L wrote:
> And this is the right answer.
> The government's job description:
> - justice (making sure people get what they deserver - not what they 
> need).
> - protection (technically falls under justice, but it includes things 
> like the police, who are supposed to protect us from bad guys)
> - defence (from other nations)
> Feeding / clothing, basic human decency, whatever isn't part of the 
> description (and, in fact, is unjust to those who do earn the money if 
> it is required, thereby actively going agains thte job of the 
> government). That's the job of another organization.
That's the job of another organization in "textbook capitalism"...

Maybe capitalism... pure capitalism... is a crummy idea.  Maybe instead 
of supporting it because it is the current system, we should actively 
change it.


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