Knowledge and the Future

This is an answer to a comment posted by stevehayes13: stevehayes13 wrote: These little axioms are really too brief. Ron Allen answers: Axioms are supposed to be brief. I write some very long messages, and so every once in a...

Taylorism and the Labor Process

Under capitalism, under the rule of capital, the labor process has been modelled on mechanization.  Labor has been transformed into a mechanized activity.  Labor has been made subservient to automation, industrialization, and computerization. ...

Work

Proposition:  When your occupation is your passion, then you're not working.

Knowledge and the Future

Some people use knowledge and the future to scare people.  Knowledge ought to be used to educate people for freedom, to prepare people for the future, and to empower people to give birth to a better future.

Liberty and Liberation: A Debate

B. S.: The free-market isn't supposed to be liberating; it is a result of liberty. In other words, when people are free from coercion, the society they create includes free-markets. R. A.: If free-market exchange is not a liberating...

The State

According to Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992), the state is tainted by socialism. Hayek believed that socialism corrupts the state. The democratic and libertarian socialist believes that socialism has been tainted by the state, the...

Anarchism and Socialism

This is an answer to a comment posted by jimw:   Jim wrote: Ron, To expand on Nietzsche, and this is my thought [probably many others also]: You don't always hear what I say and I don't always say what you hear. Thanks Jim...

Anarchism and Society: A Debate

N. P.: The model you advance is very much a State-socialist model with the State being renamed the community but otherwise unchanged. R. A.: This is just too easy.  Anyone can say this about any anarchist idea.  Take any anarchist ...

The United States

This is an answer to a comment posted by GeorgesBlog: GeorgesBlog wrote: You are talking with yourself, then. This discussion is concluded. You now respond in character assasination and impune my reputation. You talk down to me from your...

The United States

This is an answer to a comment posted by GeorgesBlog: GeorgesBlog wrote: Study the references I gave you. You are not discussing those relevant issues.   Ron Allen answers: I will decide what issues are relevant or interesting...

Freedom

This is an answer to a comment posted by kosmosaeion: kosmosaeion wrote: corporate machine and we who are HUMAN RESOURCES are its slave... Ron Allen answers: I agree that there is a lot of slavery these days, even in the...

Freedom

This is an answer to a comment posted by GeorgesBlog: GeorgesBlog wrote: Until you study legal reality, you will be hopelessly trapped in your Humanist holding pen. Ron Allen answers: Just because we disagree does not mean that...

The United States

This is an answer to a comment posted by GeorgesBlog: GeorgesBlog wrote: My country is Colorado. The United States is a corporation. Only a country can have citizens. A corporation can only own property, in the form of a legal trust, a...

Freedom

This is an answer to a comment posted by GeorgesBlog: GeorgesBlog wrote: That is good that you don't favor State Socialism, Ron. For all of the high-minded pronouncements of the Marxists, any excuse will do. Ron Allen answers: ...

Socialism: The Great Lie?

This is an answer to two comments posted by GeorgesBlog: GeorgesBlog wrote: If you agree that all forms of totalitarian statism are in error, then you must also agree that there is no safeguard that will protect against Statist invasion and...

The United States

This is an answer to a comment posted by GeorgesBlog: GeorgesBlog wrote: I ceased to act as a United States citizen. I have none or the corporate entanglements that identify an individual as property of the United States. I have been acting...

The United States

This is an answer to a comment posted by GeorgesBlog: GeorgesBlog wrote: The central banks decided that they don't need good little robots in North America, anymore. We are on the doorstep of the next currency collapse. The corporation...

Socialism: The Great Lie?

This is an answer to a comment posted by GeorgesBlog: GeorgesBlog wrote: The great lie is that Socialism serves the interests of individuals. Ron Allen answers: Socialists have never claimed that socialism serves the selfish...

The United States

This is an answer to a comment posted by smitty41:   smitty41 wrote: America is great because of the people. I don't put a monitary value on that. Ron Allen answer: You cannot put a monetary value on people. I agree with...

Liberal Elites

Conservatives talk a lot about liberal élites in Washington DC, as if there are no conservative élites in Washington DC.  There are liberal and conservative élites, and both of them need to be done away with, and will be done away with when  ...

Market Instability

We are taught to believe that fluctuations in market value are related to supply constraints and demand pressures.  But, this myth is exploded.  We have seen enormous and startling fluctuations in market values without any regard for supply and...

The United States

The United States is not great because of big government.  Also, the United States is not great because of big business.  In my opinion, the United States is great simply because of its productive and industrious workers. 

The Needs of Capital, The Needs of People

This is an answer to two comments posted by GeorgesBlog: GeorgesBlog wrote: You have bought the Great Lie, Ron. Ron Allen answers: Please be specific.  What great lie have I adopted?  What is the great lie of socialism? ...

Freedom

This is an answer to a comment posted by smitty41: smitty41 wrote: Freedom, The right to our own opinions. I love America. Ron Allen answers: I love America for its progressive traditions and tendencies. But having the right to...

Freedom

This is an answer to a comment posted by jimw: jimw wrote: I guess I don't read the same Bible or have interpreted it very differently than you. Ron Allen answers: I have read and studied the same Bible you read and study.  If...