J.R.’s Zaphne Blog News for 09-09-2018

What is Communism?

Communism works the day people dare to open their minds, hearts and everything there is to open, and lay down all kinds of judgment. As the world is now, communism will never work, and the beginning of world wide communism would have to be fitted to every area, but in time they all would work for a common goal and the science will move a lot faster than it does today. Because I don’t believe communism is possible to achieve to its peak extent, I disagree with communism. Communism did work and that’s why the west were and still are so scared of it. Communism offers rich leaders and all poor people; it is a failed ideology. 

The closest thing a Communism would have to a government would be councils elected by the people, councils which would be kept under control by the people; they would have no real power or authority. Some people hate the rich and some cops hate rich people and they want communism. Communism would work in its purest form if people were mere machines. Communism can’t work because people have different talents and skills, thus people can’t all be equal, or classless. Communism strips the power of the people; there is no freedom as all the media is censored, which in turn limits freedom of expression. 

According the definition of communism by the man who coined the phrase, communism *is* stateless and classless. Most of people outside really scared of communism will go into the people mind and try to get rid of it. 

Keywords: [“communism”,”people”,”work”]
Source: https://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-communism

Compassion in Politics: Christian Social Entrepreneurship, Education Innovation, & Base of the Pyramid/BOP Solutions

Terra Cycle is an amazing social business which is powered on eco-capitalism, innovation, and worm poop. They transform waste via compost, which worms transform into poop, and then transform that into an eco-friendly fertilizer solution. Their initial product use worm poop to create organic and natural fertilizers. It can outgrow Miracle Grow and its the only product in the world that is made entirely of waste. Recycling Waste, Saving the Environment, and Improving EducationTerra Cycle gets recycled cola bottles from elementary school students via fundraisers and pays the schools a six cents per bottle. 

The Future of Terra Cycle and Tom Szaky’s VisionThey’ve created an eco friendly fire log out of newspaper. This is all well and good, but for those who are willing to leverage the idea of waste now there are millions to be made. This is the premise of modern eco-capitalism: leveraging the idea of waste. Since waste is a commodity, if you use it as your raw material you will enjoy negative raw material costs. You get paid on both ends: you get paid for your raw materials and paid for your finished product. 

If you take this one step further and look at all of the other undesired elements in our modern society you will see just how much waste there is: from people to buildings. I’m curious if this process or product can be used for helping farmers at the base of the pyramid. 

Keywords: [“waste”,”product”,”Tom”]
Source: https://compassioninpolitics.wordpress.com/2009/03/25/eco…

Capitalism Needs Compassion. Socialism, Once in Power, Outlaws It. « Gratia Veritas Lumen

Socialism on the other hand has no checks and balances against greed. Socialism therefore cannot produce a people who are free to be compassionate. Although socialism is viewed as compassion, it doesn’t allow room for compassionate giving because by definition, under a socialist system, there shouldn’t be any need for anyone to have to give compassionately. Socialism has to keep people poor in order to justify its own existence. Socialism strips the individual of their right to own private property. 

To give freely is treasonous because, in theory, under socialism there is no need for people to be compassionate. Unlike compassionate capitalism, compassionate socialism cannot exist. It’s an oxymoron because socialism as absolute economic law only has what it’s taken from the people; it has no capital outside what socialism has taken without compassion; creating no real margin of abundance for individuals to give compassionately from. Socialism has no room and sees no need for compassion once it holds power. The socialist only sees the capitalist as his or her enemy, upholding socialism religiously, without opposition. 

Socialism is seen as true compassion and therefore the only compassion anyone truly needs. It is the necessary function of compassion that capitalism not only allows, but empowers, that sets capitalism apart from socialism. 

Keywords: [“Socialism”,”give”,”compassionate”]
Source: https://rodlampard.com/2018/04/10/capitalism-needs-compassion…

Linda Campbell: Capitalism is not an ideology

The most successful capitalist he observed, was the ability to maintain the rate of accumulation. This resulted in the finding that the capitalist who accumulates the most capital has the ability to obtain the most resources for his business. Mr. Smith also observed other capitalist practices of controlling business costs and that the biggest business expense was labor. Labor, like all expenses, needed to be controlled so that the successful capitalist would maintain his rate of accumulation. 

Starting with the Industrial Revolution, capitalists began to accumulate much more capital than the merchants of Adam Smith’s study. The Capitalist, using the logic of justification, bought politicians to expand their political power. Capitalism as an ideology has been established in our country. Capitalists have struggled though, as this country was designed to be non-ideological. Currently it looks like Old School Capitalists, using the dogma of Capitalism, are fighting for their ideological lives. 

The old-school Capitalists, which includes Big Oil, Big Farm and Big Medicine, are fighting to keep their power. The Old School Capitalists are organizing their largest group of followers: rural, working class, under-educated white people. These supporters do not realize that all the Capitalists want from them is their priceless vote. 

Keywords: [“capitalist”,”ideology”,”Capitalism”]
Source: https://www.theunion.com/news/twi/linda-campbell-capitalism-is-not…

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