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I Hate Capitalism

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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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    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 4 Responses Apr 19

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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 36 Responses Jun 5, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 19-21, M 4 Responses Dec 16, 2007

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    Simply Put

    it doesn't work
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 4, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2013

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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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    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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    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 12 Responses Jun 2, 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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    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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    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

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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 5 Responses Jan 15, 2009

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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 6 Responses Apr 3

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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 3 Responses Nov 2, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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 19-21, M Dec 7, 2007

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    Hatred - I feel like I have so much hatred in me. Here am I back on this app about a year later, looking over my questions I asked about stuff I've written about physical and inner...
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    My mother is ******* tyrant and a coward. She hates me. She is a piece of ****. I want her out of my life. She did not work for a large part of my adolescence and coming home...
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