there is some kind of "class warfare" going on — dclements
You only just worked this out? — Banno
The problem with the class war idea is that it isn’t true, and worse, pegs as good or evil one who may be the opposite—it’s unjust. — NOS4A2
Eating just one billionaire would do more for climate change than going vegan or never driving a car for the rest of your life. — Meme
The idea of class war need not demonize the rich but only describe a tendency of the rich to maintain their luxuries and privileges at the expense of outsiders. Indeed, the poor are often encouraged to emulate the class consciousness of the rich. One way to clean my own room as a shrewd prole is to form free associations with other such proles and do what the rich do, team up explicitly in order to better squeeze politicians for tax money, protections, and privileges.
Collectivism in a nutshell. Make hasty generalizations and form a politics around it. — NOS4A2
Except they too often get elected. — Banno
Most are lashing out in silly ways, to the point of electing clowns because they say they like them. — Xtrix
They’ll forever rail against unions and governments while keeping quiet about corporate power, for one reason: they prefer tyranny. — Xtrix
clowns — Tom Storm
The conceit is in the idea that so long as you can form a ruling class of your proles all will be right and well. Of course, this idea has ruined every society it has touched. So much for thriving together. — NOS4A2
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