Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Burn the Ships

"I have no doubt that the current mentality of 'Every man for himself and the devil take the hindmost' will end, for were it to continue indefinitely the devil would surely take us all. Though we would probably deserve it, we are too self-interested, if not too smart, to allow that to happen. There is only one 'market solution': calamitous scarcity blackmailing us into changing our ways, into putting the common good before ourselves as individuals. But there is another way. To let ourselves be led by the mailed hand of a wise and benevolent tyrant. We have a choice: Malthus, or Wen Jiabao." - Wen Jiabao

"If the working man is to be a whore he shall be a high priced whore and I his magnificent pimp." - Henry Ford

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