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    you completely ignored the example I provided of a successful collectivist society, after you erroneously declared none have existed.

    Ayn Randian social Darwinism has been debunked by modern social scientists. Your entire argument is based on your personal assumptions and theories of human nature.

    "In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act." -George Orwell

    by ZhenRen on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 02:52:34 PM PST

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    •  So why do these theories persist? (0+ / 0-)

      My answer is that it makes people (well, white men, one of which I am) feel Hard-Headed and Realistic, and people (ditto) think that the more Hard-Headed and Realistic something sounds, the truer it must be.  And so it goes.

      The '60s were simply an attempt to get the 21st Century started early....Well, what are we waiting for? There's no deadline on a dream!

      by Panurge on Sat Mar 09, 2013 at 08:55:25 PM PST

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