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  •  I suggest that the reason rests with (2+ / 0-)
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    Amber6541, Larsstephens

    incompetents, who find it necessary to target some group with aggressive exclusion in order to validate their claim to being obeyed and supported, even though they are incapable of contributing anything of value to society.
    What we perhaps need to do is persuade these people that it is not necessary to make a nuisance of themselves or threaten mayhem -- that they will be provisioned, regardless, though perhaps not at the level to which they have been accustomed and not with the air of defference they have come to expect. They can have a free lunch, but they can't choose the menu and they can't have it served on gold plates.

    We organize governments to provide benefits and prevent abuse.

    by hannah on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 05:02:48 AM PST

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