• Yes

  • No

23% 3 votes
77% 10 votes
  • I would agree if the "disease" in question started with the introduction of market style capitalism, but that is simply not the case. People kill for greedy reasons in traditional, command, market, and mixed economies all the time. It is nothing new.

  • What?

  • It can and has happened in capitalist societies but it is not exclusive to capitalism.

  • Stating that Murder due to greed is a disease of capitalism gives the notion that capitalism gave birth to murder and greed. Murder for greed is as old as humanity, think about all the wars fought over the span of human existence for money, power, land, women, slaves, and even just because of personal dislike. Did Ghangis Khan invade all that land and murder all those people because of capitalism? How would that be possible thousands of years before capitalism was even invented?

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russian_metaphor_man says2015-06-29T18:52:56.2807997-05:00
@CannedBread: can you read 'Murder due to greed is a disease of capitalism'
russian_metaphor_man says2015-06-29T19:01:00.8880861-05:00
Capitalist societies encourage greed, people want what other has and they don't thus often murder for his wallet, inheritance drugs e.T.C. Like a disease it infests the society and weakens it. The disease is allowed to thrive in a greed based economy.
Conservative12 says2015-06-29T22:41:07.9135891-05:00
@Russian_metaphor_man Ya people die it's been happening for a little while now, want to go back to the stalin age where the solution to every problem was just killing people off?
russian_metaphor_man says2015-06-30T00:59:15.4445682-05:00
"Ya people die it's been happening for a little while now" is this a point, I don't understand? Why because I am russian, you lump us all together, I despise stalin this man was a fascist and oppressed my people. But no I'm from russia so I must support him. This is bigotry.
CannedBread says2015-06-30T09:55:18.4486887-05:00
@russian_metaphor_man, are you a c*nt? Also Just so you know there is a u in between the c, and the n.
komododragon8 says2015-06-30T10:20:43.1908101-05:00
Canned bread: is that supposed to be an argument?
russian_metaphor_man says2015-06-30T16:55:36.7923133-05:00
CannedBread: this seems unnecessary and rude

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