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I Hate Capitalism

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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 3 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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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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    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 5 Responses Apr 3

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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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    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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    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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    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 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...
    SpiritOfVengeance SpiritOfVengeance 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 5, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 7 Responses May 15, 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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    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 2 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Thanks, Taylor. That sounds like a great idea! "Shake It Off" "I stay out too late Got nothing in my brain That's what people say, mmm-mmm That's what people say, mmm-mmm I go on...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Today has started badly. I hate the sound of the dog, downstairs, scratching the back off the kitchen door, but that is my wake up alarm this morning. I hate the fact that he...
    Heellover Heellover 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    No joke... I hate my school, I hate my teachers, I hate the students! I hate my family! I hate my ****** up lungs I hate my brain! I hate everyone who bully's me I hate the...
    Chocolate29 Chocolate29 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I hate the fact that you've had sex with 4 girls and one of those girls had sex with 15 other people. I hate the fact that you smoke that stupid e cigarette. I hate the fact that...
    ADayToRememberForever ADayToRememberForever 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I'm just glad I found a place where I can say I HATE HER! I HATE HER!! I HATE HER!! I have never hated anyone in my life but I hate her!! I hate her for the way she treats me & my...
    DAK1969 DAK1969 41-45, F 7 Responses Sep 1

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    I hate my life, I hate my age, I hate my hair, I hate my eyes, I hate every body part I have, I hate my past decisions, I hate my current decisions, I hate my family, I hate my...
    lonelygypsy lonelygypsy 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I hate my job. I didn't always hate it, but I do now and with a passion. The thing is, I really wanted this job....BAD! When I started here I worked one day a week, four hours...
    gracienglory gracienglory 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I hate my legs. I'm only 18, I have stretch marks, so much hair. They're huge, They're not tight. I can't seem to shave them right. I hate my stomach. It's big, it's pale, it's...
    leboyd leboyd 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 5

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    Both of my sisters have ruined my childhood and are still continuing to haunt me every day. The thought of them makes my blood boil and I can't even describe how much I hate hate...
    D2BA D2BA 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 9

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    I can write a novel of how much I hate people and their stupid, lack of knowledge, and zero common sense behaviour! I hate people who think they know everything yet they are so...
    Navia55 Navia55 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    I hate myself the pain and humiliation I caused my parents by marrying outside my religion. I hate myself for for forcing my husband to convert to my religion albeit for show...
    Hbee1980 Hbee1980 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Please excuse my rant as this will be a long story. It was a given...all people lie. There are white lies that are harmless and real lies that can harm. White lies, I can tolerate...
    bittersweethermit bittersweethermit 26-30, F Aug 29

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    I hate the fact that I'm turning into what I hate. I hated pervs and I became one, I hate cheaters yet I became one, I hated mean people yet I became one, and I hate people who...
    YLIhououin YLIhououin 18-21, M Aug 29

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    I ******* hate my self so much. I hate everything about me nothing I ever do is good enough or how I look is horrid all the ******* time. I always look gross and ugly everyday. I...
    mymindsalivingnightmare mymindsalivingnightmare 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    I hate going outside and just siting around because im scared my neighbors will be looking at me. there back windows face our backyard its really awkward. I hate the need to do...
    rosepetalsgirl rosepetalsgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    I hate that im not perfect and full of flaws. I hate that im not good enough for everybody. I hate that i cant make someone feel good or even make them laugh and happy because of...
    saffaismail saffaismail 16-17, F Sep 14

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    I hate living with pcos, I hate that I don't know anybody with the severity of my condition who I can speak to, I hate that my doctors look at me as if i'm just lying and lazy when...
    FedUp888 FedUp888 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I see so many comments about how so many people stereotype and hate Americans based on our movies, tv shows and even worse our government... I.e. "way to go you arrogant americans...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I hate my brothers immature girlfriend so much that it has now caused a hole in my own family. Let explain why: My little brother ( almost 3 years younger) has this girlfriend...
    Gingerlocks813 Gingerlocks813 18-21, F Aug 25

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    I hate my Stepson !! I hate that stupid boy, ugly, disgusting , idiot ... I don't know why my boyfriend was so stupid !!! One night that is it !!! One night with that ***** and...
    aneblond aneblond 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 26