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Not rewarding virtue, talent, worthiness or hard work

  Jeff Bezos got nearly $300,000 to start a small online bookstore that was statistically unlikely to succeed (most small businesses fail within their first years). Elon Musk acquired several thousands of dollars in his first projects, and Tesla often gets subsidies in hundreds of millions of dollars from the American government. In stark contrast,Continue reading “Not rewarding virtue, talent, worthiness or hard work”

About Human Nature

Theories about the nature of humankind form a part of every culture. While the class structures imposed on the different societies may not have been desirable per se, they were in a sense necessary for society to keep progressing.

All that is solid still melts into air.

Originally posted on Pratik is Typing:
The Communist Manifesto is an embarrassing first choice for reviews. For all the studying about Marx during college, I managed to dodge this one. To top that, I ended up buying a copy published by a behemoth embroiled in an anti-trust case. Written as a practical and theoretical tract…

The Telegraph Frontpage for 2022 November 08

By Danny Boyle We can reveal that the Prime Minister is poised to announce a major gas deal with the US to tackle the energy crisis. At the same time, his Chancellor is preparing to unveil a new tax raid. Sunak to announce US deal to allay blackout fears Britain has been in advanced negotiationsContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for 2022 November 08”

The Telegraph headlines for the weekend of 29-30 September 2022

Before you commit to reading the selected articles. We would like to remind readers of “Some View on the World” that not all articles are in line with founder Marcus Ampe’s ideas. This is because he believes it is important that opposing thoughts should also be heard. Gain a clearer perspective on the stories thatContinue reading “The Telegraph headlines for the weekend of 29-30 September 2022”

Mich, In The Talk News a.o. about Italian Election: Giorgia Meloni claims victory

The meagre voter turnout in Italy, clearly shows how the fed up population is not at all interested in the political scene and is willing to adopt a wait-and-see attitude.

After 2,000 UK Church Buildings Close, New Church Plants Get Creative

The decline in church attendance has become a fact in all capitalist countries.

Andrew McWilliams-Doty looks at evangelicals

People often get confused between the terms evangelical and fundamentalist. They mean two different things plus can be looking at three different evangelical groups.

Entering 2022 still Aiming for a society without exploitation or oppression

At the beginning of 2022, I look at social justice and the way I try to reach people to aim for a better society.

Gang Fascism: How Capital Weaponizes the Social Ills It Creates

Originally posted on Left of Left:
By Rainer Shea   In?The Peasant War in Germany, Friedrich Engels wrote: The lumpenproletariat, this scum of the decaying elements of all classes, which establishes headquarters in all the big cities, is the worst of all possible allies. It is an absolutely venal, an absolutely brazen crew. If the French workers,…