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What the Cheaters Tell You It Is Discredits the Notion



How would you know? In Postmodern America, you've never seen one. And "greed" leads to overreaching and losing the competition, so that's doesn't contribute to rational competition any more than the guillotine-fodder's hereditary head-start does.
Can you explain "rational competition"?
 
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I understand what you are saying but I don't agree. It would be more acceptable if I had a true say on what my money is spent on and how much of it. I'll not speak of the welfare rat but how about defense? I am willing to pay for a defensive army but I do not accept paying for my army to be in other countries. Where is my say? I don't have a say, just pay!
Politicians run on these issues constantly. So find one who agrees with your position on the military and vote for that person. That's how you get your say.
 
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No, I don't vote anymore. The only man who would have had my vote would have been Ron Paul. Not only would he limit the military by 90%, he would get rid of taxes and the wicked Feder Reserve.
 
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Sperm Bingo


Let me guess. Are you a richkid? Then you'd be a nobody without your Daddy's money and you know it. You have no self-identity. You spend your whole life denying that you have unearned privileges.
No, and I am not a kid. I have several under and post-grad degrees that put me nearly in 100k debt. The education was 100% worthless and I spent 10 years working retail sales and Nordstrom (Men's Shoes) before going on to and IT job and then moving up to business development and then exec positions at several different companies and corporations.

After I went through a horrible divorce with a person I was with for 19 years (who also happened to be my first girlfriend in high school), I lost everything, including my job. I couldn't work because I had severe depression and could not focus. I spent 8 months jobless, sitting in a little rented room living off my little savings, shaking with fear every day, too sacred to spend a dime since I didn't know when money would come in again. I was able to find a shitty job and was treated like shit then was lucky enough to move up to a good company and made it up to an exec position that allowed me some traveling. After that divorce, I told you about I had developed severe alcohol problems and went straight home every day to the bottle after buying food to go. NO SOCIAL LIFE AT ALL. This was all between 2008-2010.

A few years later and a bit better mentally, I realized how underpaid I was and how little control I had over my life. So I quit and decided to work for myself.

I started off with one hotdog cart and was driving for Uber and Lyft at night and on the weekend. Within a few months, I was able to buy more carts and rent them out while still doing the rideshare thing. I turned that hotdog cart into a catering business too. I finally had enough saved up to buy a foreclosed house at the auction and after a few repairs and a facelift was able to flip it for enough profit to get me into the flipping business. (If I had lost money on the first flip the game would be over).

So I sold my hotdog catering business (it is still going strong last I asked) and got into flipping houses.

The taxes in my state were too high and the real estate market was also climbing, I was making less profit. It was then that I decided to take my business oversees to 3rd world countries in Asia, so I have much experience talking and doing business with real communist and socialist and see first hand how their countries work and how some of the poor in those countries have risen up to be rich without using the government. Believe me, when I saw poor, I mean living on the ground poor. (I Also invest in first world countries.). I have also been getting into other types of investments and have been hoarding as much gold coin as I can. When the fiat money becomes toilet paper, the only thing that will help is property and gold.

Since I have decided to join the ranks of the unemployed and unemployable, I will never look back.
My office is where ever I want it to be and whenever I want it to be.
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On the outside, trickling down on the Insiders
Can you explain "rational competition"?
The Race Must Go to the Fastest, Never Again to the Fatherest

Where those with the most natural talent win without self-destructive over-exertion. Just like the doctrine of hereditary superiority, this Dynamism (Greek "can do"), or Potentialism, would instead incentivize the talented with immediate rewards from childhood on.
 
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Sage, I believe inequality of opportunity. That means the born right also has the same chances of going poor just as the poor are free to go up.
 
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The Race Must Go to the Fastest, Never Again to the Fatherest

Where those with the most natural talent win without self-destructive over-exertion. Just like the doctrine of hereditary superiority, this Dynamism (Greek "can do"), or Potentialism, would instead incentivize the talented with immediate rewards from childhood on.
By George, I think he's got it!

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The Race Must Go to the Fastest, Never Again to the Fatherest

Where those with the most natural talent win without self-destructive over-exertion. Just like the doctrine of hereditary superiority, this Dynamism (Greek "can do"), or Potentialism, would instead incentivize the talented with immediate rewards from childhood on.
It is how it has always been and will be again. No matter how far you go, reality has a strange way of finding you.