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minimisation of human wants is the only way to clean the society of curroption

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Started: 7/25/2013 Category: Politics
Updated: 4 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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ashita

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human wants are the only reason for curoption rich are getting richer n poor are getting poor thus people are becoming greedy n begins to demand
TemperedEmpire

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Well, this seems to be an interesting first debate. I suppose I should issue opening statements, just as you had done.

Well, the question you seem to be posing is a tricky one; humans, it seems, are inherently greedy, despite the system of government you implement. Numerous studies (such as this one:http://public.wsu.edu...) have discovered that humans, as both a community and as individuals, have a natural greed. So minimising human wants is a incredibly hard thing to do. But is wanting things inherently bad within itself?

In a capitalist system, humans are prone to wanting anything; from phones to cars to anything on the market. This drives the economy forward, and prompts growth. Without this need, a want for certain objects, growth within our system would stagnate. Whilst the system does often rely on the success of one at the expense of another, it doesn't lend itself to outright corruption on one end, or misery on the other.

Back to your question however; corruption is not necessary caused by a want of objects, but also a want of power. Being social animals, we crave power, something that seems to be bound to our genetic make-up (so to speak), and like removing the idea of "wanting" things, it is almost impossible. Besides, power doesn't always amount after the collection of your wants, nor does wanting things lead to power; it is all based on what the person themselves wants.

Well, that was my opening statement, I hope to here back from you and good luck.
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