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Re: Workers Paradise. /Political rant.
On Sun, 15 Sep 1996 17:13:53 -0700, Dale Thorn wrote:
>> And that's good. The world population really should go back to around
>> 1 billion for achieving a stabile ecology (with singing birds for
>> the peace of minds). The former (?) US system of encouraging young
>> standalone women to make babies to get benefits was very bad. The
>> Chinese system - less benefits the more children you have - is the
>> way to go.
>Just a comment: "The world population really should go back to around
>one billion", etc. And how could we achieve that without severe govt.
>oppression, one wonders? Now, I've heard of "education" being used to
>help the masses learn to be responsible citizens ad nauseam, but since
>education is pretty much just propaganda in the massively-capitalist
>system now taking over even the P.R. of China, how the heck is education
>going to work?
Well, they're much better at telling kids how to use condoms than they are at,
say, explaining an integral. (or even an equation for that matter)
As a side note, how about some real welfare reform: mandatory birth control
(and pay for that; it's *much* cheaper) and benefits go DOWN for additional
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