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  •  When You Design Your System for the Public Square (7+ / 0-)

    to be privately owned and operated by sociopaths, and you protect them Constitutionally to set the mainstream agenda and choose the participants in order to advance their interests, common sense is the last thing you're going to find in the larger shared reality of the society.

    And that takes much of the pressure off that would drive reality grounding in every sphere, economics included.

    Of course, when the system was designed, the owners of mainstream public square weren't sociopaths, and the framers did warn us that their system would need updating.

    That fine print gets you every time.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Fri Jul 10, 2009 at 05:03:38 AM PDT

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