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Old June 25th, 2007, 11:42 AM  
kolte
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Name: Matt
Join Date: May 31, 2005
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Default Re: Bourgeois and Proletariat

Meh, communism does work, it just hasnt been tried out. And I've got to say, the whole soviet thing, not the best press for communism. However, I'm confident that enough people are gonna be affected by global warming and economic stagnation, and polerization and things of that nature that are sure to come in the future, and I think those people are going to be looking for a alternative to the failed system that is a democratic government.

I would rather work as a team then against somebody
I would rather share wealth then hoard it or be without

"Labor is a commodity, like any other, and its price is therefore determined by exactly the same laws that apply to other commodities. In a regime of big industry or of free competition – as we shall see, the two come to the same thing – the price of a commodity is, on the average, always equal to its cost of production. Hence, the price of labor is also equal to the cost of production of labor.
But, the costs of production of labor consist of precisely the quantity of means of subsistence necessary to enable the worker to continue working, and to prevent the working class from dying out. The worker will therefore get no more for his labor than is necessary for this purpose; the price of labor, or the wage, will, in other words, be the lowest, the minimum, required for the maintenance of life.
However, since business is sometimes better and sometimes worse, it follows that the worker sometimes gets more and sometimes gets less for his commodities. But, again, just as the industrialist, on the average of good times and bad, gets no more and no less for his commodities than what they cost, similarly on the average the worker gets no more and no less than his minimum.
This economic law of wages operates the more strictly the greater the degree to which big industry has taken possession of all branches of production."


http://www.marxists.org/archive/marx...1/prin-com.htm


""The New Law of Righteousness," that there "shall be no buying or selling, no fairs nor markets, but the whole earth shall be a common treasury for every man," and "there shall be none Lord over others, but every one shall be a Lord of himself.""

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