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I Hate Capitalism

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    The Customer Is Never 'right'

    because if he was, the product would be free and always improving. Capitalism is a system of laws designed to reward the holder class who do not create wealth with the product of labor, which does.
    bitlord bitlord 51-55 3 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    Crony Capitalism Is Not Capitalism

    t's all the current fashion to dump on "capitalism." It was the greedy free market, supposedly, that created both the housing bubble and the housing bust and led, inevitably, to the "great recession." Capitalism, according to most liberal pundits (and even Alan Greenspan in a...
    kar120c kar120c 46-50 2 Responses Oct 7, 2010

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    System Of Exploitation

    Capitalism serves to allow the legal exploitation of others for massive profits for a select elite few, while everyone around the elite few suffer and die as they work for their corporate masters. it is disgusting and is why so many billionares exist in the USA to keep the people...
    SynysterGates510 SynysterGates510 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 26, 2011

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    Iraq For Sale

    I hate it because of the private contracting firms that are involved in the war. there are firms in iraq where the secrataries have no reason at all to leave their air-conditioned building yet outside they each have a top of the line, tricked out SUV. and if anything as little as...
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 20, 2008

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    Simply Put

    it doesn't work
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 4, 2008

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    Even You Live In Different Country.

    doesn't matter where you live in.Everbodies suffer something at capitalism..We just obey capitalism,we don't think,we just buy something..we are unhappy, we are working for die.. we even don't talk each other,cause of we think ourselves future,we think that 'will I be got fried...
    yuriorlov yuriorlov 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 5, 2013

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    I miss my husband every day

    while he works loooooong hours and misses out on time with us. I'm thankful for his job but I dream of a time when money wasn't used. I miss the community and love of native Americans, tribes, clams, and villiages. No paperwork, no taxes, no money. I dream of working together...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    Abuse

    This system abuses people and the environment and I wish for it to be destroyed.  It is the largest problem in the world today.  Our world today is more superficial and surface oriented than it has ever been.  People care more about Sanjaya on American Idol than...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 37 Responses Jun 5, 2007

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    iProduct

    Capitalism: I hate it though I live and breathe it. It sanctions the commonplace breaking of the 2nd Formulation of the Categorical Imperative, that people shouldn’t be treated as a means to an end.  Capitalism makes greed into common sense.   We like it because it gives us...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Sep 3, 2012

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    Explore the Alternative . . .

    Alternative to Capitalism: You need a product. Government is in charge of all manufacturing of products. Government decides if product is good enough and how much you have to pay to get product. After all, who knows you better than Government? Capitalism: You need a product...
    deleted deleted 26-30 14 Responses May 8, 2008

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    Advertising

    Advertising is trickery. i am often baffled by the outright ridiculousness of commercials and how they actually work on people. all you need to do is turn on MTV to see the magic. its often gross to see how it plays on peoples insecurities.   what inspired this story is...
    Vancouverite7 Vancouverite7 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 16, 2007

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    There Should Be A Limit To How Large A Company Can Get

    If you can get rid of capitalism you can get rid of many problems in this society. One reason why Americans are too fat is because of the poor quality of food. Diabetes is a leading sickness in our society and I bet everyone of us knows at least one person who has it. The...
    vydyn vydyn 18-21 8 Responses May 15, 2012

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    I Feel Guilty Everytime I Shop

    I've always been relaxed on the kind of clothes I wear. My choice of clothing has always been plain; not very trendy, not cool, but comfortable. I always felt weird about shopping, even back in 7th grade (I'm now a junior in college). I felt like a phony walking around in stores...
    NewAgeHippy NewAgeHippy 18-21 3 Responses Oct 14, 2008

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    You Need This.

    You must have this. I know, friend, you miss this, you feel empty, the, the gaping vacancy. Yes, yes. Well, here it is. Oh please, give it to me. Of course. It is, yes, it is, what, know I need. That is good. Oh thank you. But wait, there's more. What do you mean...
    bordendazed bordendazed 46-50 Jun 3, 2011

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    The Problem of Capitalism

    The problem of capitalism, in my opinion, is that eventually money just goes to money. So you end up with a tiny group of people with huge wealth and a vast number of people living in poverty. Just take a look around, and you can see it. Eventually you have huge global...
    fadiva fadiva 22-25, F 21 Responses Jul 5, 2008

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    Capitalism is clearly not the system humanity

    ought to allow into their lives. All it does is create an unequal society and allow greedy corrupt elites to start wars as a means for expanding their wealth by stealing resources from other countries. My two main reasons why I refuse to support this system of turning humans...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 11, 2014

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    What Are the Alternatives?

    I couldn't say whether I agree or disagree...What are the alternatives?? I have never lived in a non-capitalist society, so I've had to kinda push and shove my way to the top, and then walk on eggshells so I can keep my job...What is it like to not be in capitalism? I...
    freedomlovingypsy freedomlovingypsy 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 2, 2008

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    The Customer Is Always Right.

    CAPITALlSM is an ECONOMIC system (NOT a legal system or a social system) in which free investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of wealth is made and maintained chiefly by ...........private individuals or corporations. Corporations are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 5, 2012

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    Human

    Human climbing on human claiming to survive... Human loosing humanity but never ask not 'why?' Human away from mankind just for capital Human loosing the essence so easily over all
    serdar serdar 56-60, M 6 Responses Jan 15, 2009

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    Personally...

    I actually would prefer a Democratic Socialism form of government... Capitalism is fine, I hate Capitalists... They're too damned greedy. Capitalisim would be great if so many people didn't get left out.
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25, 2008

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    This Sucks

    Who ever says capitalism is good should be thrown in a cage with some chimps with rabies armed with bats. I have been unemployed over a year now. I have been unemployed before for longer periods of time. I have also been homeless before. Why? Some of it is my fault of course...
    thehaqq thehaqq 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 17, 2009

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    .... But sadly I can not think of a system

    that has worked best. I am a Socialist heart but we all know that system never works if you have more than 100 people in it, or unless you are able to kick people out. I could "stick it to the man" and all that due to my hatred for Capitalism.... however, I am getting too old...
    Krie Krie 22-25 a week ago

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    l don't.Because l am too liberal to hate someone's ideals.
    EiPerkele EiPerkele 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 3, 2012

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    I Hate It Too!

    I am so glad there is a group of people like th is! Seems like every where I go, ppl are trynig to tell me to just accept it. I can't. From age 3, in the supermarket with my mom, I couldnot accept capitalism.  "We don't have the money..." I could not accept that other...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 20, 2010

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    Human Toll of Capitalism Since Wwii > 1/2 Billion

    The fixing of prices of food for highest possible income has killed an average of 47,000 people per day since WWII. Recent gains over the last 20 years have been entirely reversed over the last 3, and 1 BILLION PEOPLE are expected to go hungry often enough to qualify as...
    bitlord bitlord 51-55 11 Responses Jun 2, 2009

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    G8 Summit

    ...was a beautiful thing. This year in Berlin Germany all my friends were protesting the economic summit. unfortunatly, two of my friends were arrested there by the polizei and were interrogated. they made it out alive (with heafty fines) but their luggage did not. we had a...
    Vancouverite7 Vancouverite7 18-21, M Dec 7, 2007

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    I Hope It Collapses(Contains Some Symbolism)

    Capitalism with a carrot is called representative democracy which is an obligarchy, capitalism with a stick is called fascism. Get what I mean? Both are imperialist and oppress their people. Capitalism is evil and immoral and promotes greed and is only driven by selfishness...
    JusticeMatters JusticeMatters 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 5, 2013

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    Death on the Streets

    What follows is my research paper for my English Composition II class. I hope that it enlightens you as much as it did me and that it will help you start a dialogue with others on how to address the issues of affordable housing and homelessness... Death On The Streets of America...
    HopalongHowie HopalongHowie 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    All people think about is money,

    money, money. People die for money. Kill for money. Sell themselves for money, because your body, your mind, your soul is a capital. Sell all you have and buy those dreams, because that's all that matters.
    ashcrnd ashcrnd 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 3, 2014

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    The Fall Of The Dice

    This morning our gardener showed up at our doorstep to ask for money.  He has been diagnosed with TB, and is already quite sick;  he can hardly walk.  For many months now he has come to work every Wednesday, sometimes too drunk to see straight, sometimes too weak...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 13, 2009

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    Why Some Of You Despise Capitalism

    I define capitalism as a social order where claims on the profits of businesses are protected by private property, and can be bought and sold. If you accept my definition, there was no capitalism before the 19th century, and the stock market is the key capitalist institution. A...
    consa consa 61-65, M 6 Responses Jul 9, 2010

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    Homeless Again. I am going to face being

    homeless after living in my apartment for 11 years. I was lucky to get this place after living in various residential motels for 10 years. My landlord sold the building out from under us and 5 other people and the new owners are kicking everyone out so they can do some...
    SaiaN SaiaN 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2013

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    How do we look as a humanity,

    as a group, that money, a piece of paper, decides of the quality of our life and experiences? The single thought of capitalism in general makes me become a little bit more communist every time.
    blanka1 blanka1 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 19, 2014

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    Its just another brainwashing scam with the only intent on social control and creating more mindless machines for the corporate systems. Mandatory schooling. yes, its a total...
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    i hate my self. no one takes me seriously. i have a husband that hates me and ive destroyed his life just by meeting him. i have 2 children with him. i feel eorry for him. he...
    leahwh leahwh 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    The one thing I hate is how no one does anything about any of this. We can hate school all we want but until something gets done about it it'll just keep happening. But please...
    devinprater devinprater 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    I don't hate her but like she can be so annoying! She gets angry over nothing...so annoying!! She starts screaming with me and my sister over such small things... damn she does it...
    YINYANGINSANE YINYANGINSANE 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    Maths hates me, but luckily I hate it back
    Foodlover163 Foodlover163 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    I am new to being a step mom and concerned about the toll it is taking on my recent marriage. I am very sure in my desire to remain childless, to focus on my career and enjoy my...
    mlm121 mlm121 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    i used to work as a bartender and now i just simply hate it when people say to people that they're younger than their actual age. thats why i like to ask for their id and read...
    JasonDaniels123 JasonDaniels123 18-21, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    i hate being judged by people. i know what is right for me . some people are making me mad
    jeniferpokharel jeniferpokharel 26-30, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    When you hate yourself more than anything in the world and you finally face the truth.....you are not worthy of love or acceptance and you deserve all the pain, mental, physical...
    Voldermin Voldermin 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    So I hate to be the one begging here, because I rarely ask for help on anything else, but my gosh I'm a senior, our previous math classes were meaningless and boring, the teacher...
    devinprater devinprater 18-21, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I hate it with full heart. I got a bad grade this week again and yesterday dad span ked me very hard for it with his belt.
    erik2000erik200 erik2000erik200 13-15, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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