gudskepteacal wrote:I think 'the ladies' of the Anti Communitarian League would say not exactly Communism and not exactly Capitalism, a final synthesis of both systems into Communitarianism. See how China has prospered after adopting measured capitalist principles. Some would say certain areas of/around Hong Kong are the modern model of true Capitalism. However your underlying reference to Cloward-Piven is well taken.
Hegelian dialectic...thesis, anti thesis, synthesis. This is exactly how the phony two party system works in America. They "appear" to be in opposition..but often are just the opposite...in cahoots. They often work by allowing issues to pass by silence and by not educating the public on how things work or do not work. Ignorance among the public is their greatest tool.
The public is kept in check by distractions in place of real thinking..by emotions and instant gratifications. Amusements.
Hence we are more in tune with that race car driver who was run over by Tony Stewarts car...the death of Robin Williams or whatever breaking entertainment news comes next..but not real information's and thinking..nor the tools to think for
Who is dancing with whom.
Communitarian systems appeal greatly to the feminine...who prefer security verses opportunity. Security provided of course that someone else it taking all the RISKS to bring them security ...gratis. This is the appeal of Security and stability by government or the body politic...that they can somehow bring about security and stability...while spending the lot of future generations. Nothing could be further from the truth.
And most politicians and leaders today are quite feminine. Security verses Opportunity..and on the public purse.
It was individuals and companies who ceated this country ..not government...and produced the greatest plenty this world has ever seen or known.
With constant Hegelian Dialectic taking place to control and regulate the people...this will all come to an end...and you can see this taking place. It is economic collapse..but no one wants to tell the American People that this is taking place. They don't dare. The American people are to be the last to know while they are urged again and again to go to the voting booth and push the buttons or pull the levers for two phony choices.
Be very careful of the two party system..and also any new political parties..that they are not secretly hijacked by the first two political parties pulling their strings..privily.