Contradictions and Conflict

This is an answer to a comment posted by smitty41: smitty41 wrote: Not that I agree with socialism but without a part of it there'd be a lot more starving, sick people than there already are. Social security, medacare, medacaid, welfare,...

Socialists Doing Bad Things

When socialists do bad things, it gives socialism a bad name; when capitalists do bad things, it doesn't give capitalism a bad name.

Justice

This is an answer to a comment posted by flowander: flowander wrote: Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful and whatever is powerful may be just.. Ron Allen answers: Even better,...

Justice

This is an answer to a comment posted by autumndreams: autumndreams wrote: That isn't the message of the New Testament. If it were, Jesus would have approved the stoning of the woman caught in adultery, but he taught a higher ethic than...

Black Markets

This is an answer to a comment posted by lillian2U: lillian2U wrote: De-criminalize drugs, stop treating cigarette smokers like criminals and black markets in this area would dry up. But then there is the issue of illegal arms sales. The...

Fascism

This is an answer to a comment posted by lillian2U: lillian2U wrote: America is beginning to look mighty fascist to me recently. Don't you think? Ron Allen answers: The answer to your question will depend on your definition of...

Contradictions and Conflict

This is an answer to a comment posted by lillian2U:  lillian2U wrote: Only a democratic society encourages the advancement of science and ideas. Socialism does not. Ron Allen answers: If you read the message you commented on,...

Justice

This is an answer to a comment posted by flowander: flowander wrote: What do you suggest??..Take their toys away?..Justice and forgiveness are not the same concept..Justice is balance.. Ron Allen answers: There are two laws,...

Kittyspit and Flowander

This is an answer to a comment posted by flowander: flowander wrote: Two?? Dude I have more sides to me than you could ever begin to handle.. Are you one dimensional?..Debate requires a give and take..you are not always right and I am...

Justice

This is an answer to a comment posted by flowander: flowander wrote: Eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth..Written long ago and would still work today.. Ron Allen answers: This is an obsolete meaning of justice, an obsolescent...

Laws and Crimes

This is an answer to a comment posted by autumndreams: autumndreams wrote: I couldn't agree with you more. There are too many truly victimless crimes in this country. As my father always says, "We cannot legislate morality."   ...

Kittyspit and Flowander

This is an answer to a comment posted by flowander: flowander wrote: Kittyspit says that fat cats don't comply because they are too full of food and lazy to act... **kittyspit takes offense to any disparaging remark about cats** ...

Justice

What is justice?  When we the people cooperate to bring into reality the full cognitive content of justice, only then will there be true and genuine justice.  We do not yet know justice.  We can and will know justice only when we establish...

Law Versus Love

This is an answer to a comment posted by flowander: flowander wrote: Nope, I won this one.You gave it your best shot...Better luck next time...:).. Ron Allen answer: Everybody loves a winner. 

Law Versus Love

This is an answer to a comment posted by flowander: flowander wrote: Law and love are not even in the same ball park!!. Ron Allen answers: Yes!  I agree. flowander wrote: Laws have to have rules and punishment. Laws...

Native Democracy

This is an answer to a comment posted by flowander: flowander wrote: Only the human societies?? Are you saying an Alien could not hope to establish a Democratic society because they have no tradition??..Do you think that life forms...

Force

There are socialists who are resolved to force a passage from capitalism to socialism.  But not every socialist believes in the forceful path to socialism. The end must specify the means; the end does not justify the means.

Laws and Crimes

This is an answer to a comment posted by jimw: jimw wrote: Please expound on the manufacture of criminal class. If there was not a law on murder then there would be no murders.....makes sense to me.... then do away with all law and...

Laws and Crimes

Laws create crimes.  Laws serve to manufacture a criminal class.  Drug felons are a creation of the laws that criminalize recreational drug use. When you outlaw marijuana, only outlaws will smoke it.  There was a time when margaritas were...

Black Markets

Black markets are a creation of capitalist governments.  Black markets are the creation of statutory laws.

Contradictions and Conflict

This is an answer to a comment posted by willliamcarley67: willliamcarley67 wrote: It is the fat cats that refuse to comply, Ron Allen answers: There are capitalists who are not ideological capitalists, and there are too many...

Native Democracy

Only those human societies with a native democratic past can hope to successfully constitute and create a more democratic practice now and in the future.  Democratic traditions are a training and preparation for a better democracy, for more...

Fascism

The threat of fascism continues.  The danger of fascism did not disappear with the end of World War II.  Fascism remains a possibility.  And the threat of fascism cannot be fought through legal methods. 

Contradictions and Conflict

When democratic socialism is realized, the contradictions and conflicts endemic to capitalism will have been overcome.  Only when these irreconcilable antagonisms are jettisoned with the abolition of capitalism will we be free to overcome the...