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    Money, Evil and Hypocrascy.

    So today I've read quite a few things, and previous posts on this forum which make me dispare at the fact people have such a biased view on Money and what is evil, whilst often failing to think about their own behaviour.

    Money is the root of all evil, this statement can be incredibly true because ultimately money is a concept we use to try and describe everything. Money can make you better, money can get your enimies killed, it can make your life easy, it can buy you affection, it can let you get out of your head. With nothing of moneytary value you don't have a life. The money itself of course is not remotely evil, but how people choose to use it.

    So when I read about some stupid runt who'd already pissed me off with her reporting of the fire extinguisher (apparently its OK to trash private property, because a small fraction of it is used by someone you don't agree with, yippie!) posting a job add
    http://order-order.com/2011/01/18/se...w-minimum-wage
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    Whislt the site has a very clear agenda, the point is its another brilliant show of someone who thinks their heart is in the right place, demonising money one minuite, claiming that all firms should pay the London Living Wage, but of course she can't afford to. Its OK for her to not be able to afford to, but the others, well they are all rich you see. She obviously has money for the most expensive smartphone on the mass market, but you know paying a researcher a decent wage, that would be worth loosing any JSA they might be in recipt for, no.

    I know of three or more users on this forum, who are up to their credit card limits every month, living in it. The money is been spent on things which are completely un-nesicerry for life. Yet how much do they give to charity? How much time do they give to a good cause?

    They will critise people who do something which results in a profit, but when was the last time tesco weren't able to keep the population fed. The same is generally not true of state run, non-profit, because of the structure and lack of efficency. If someone makes something that is more efficent, they get a profit, its the efficency improvements that allows us more free time, more resources spare for other things. These are ultimately the two complaints people who do nothing selflessly for others trot out as to why there unable yet they complain when others solve that problem.

    Just next time your trying to demand someone pays for something for you, the concept that people block a fixed number of jobs, try to look at things properly with a wider perspective. People are evil, people are hypocritical, the money is just a mechanisim for visualising this. The actions of some large entities you might think of as been evil, or tax dodging, when was the last time you decided to overpay your tax?

    The old addage of charity begins at home, its wider than just that, the actions you think are desirable have to begin at home.

    I've tried to avoid specific users on this forum, hence picking on a very easy target from my feeds today.
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    Re: Money, Evil and Hypocrascy.

    People are evil. People are also stupid, small minded, and almost entirely limited in their perceptions. Money is just catalyst which makes the evil and stupid bit worse.

    Evil of course being a very loose concept to encapsulate greedy, obnoxious, arrogant and various other traits. Maybe 'thoroughly unpleasant' would be a better (but less catchy) alternative.

    Oh, and as far as the whingers go - life's not fair. Suck it up.*




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    Re: Money, Evil and Hypocrascy.

    The quote is actually" Love of money is the root of all evil" which puts a slightly different perspective on it.
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    Re: Money, Evil and Hypocrascy.

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    The quote is actually" Love of money is the root of all evil"
    Indeed. And I would suggest it puts an entirely different perspective on it.

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