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    Richard Dawkins made a fortune with a book called the God Delusion. The ironic thing is that this fortune is the result of another delusion that Richard keeps very quiet about - the delusion of private property. Needless to say, private property has no objective existence - its entirely made up. Private property is not a property of nature. It takes violent men to enforce the belief in it on a population that mostly has no private property. Now, you may say that owning a toothbrush is private property, so it is, but owning a tooth brush has no disasterous effect on the human race. Private property in the means of production is the basis of slavery, war and genocide.

    Dawkins condemns belief in God for causing wars and the deaths of millions of people. But, in reality, no war has ever been fought about religion. War is fought because of the delusion of private landed property. That Dawkins has not mentioned this fact, marks him down as a charlatan. Im sure he is living under the delusion of private landed property himself. All the millions of people sold into slavery, were kidnapped, tortured and sold, because of the delusion of private landed property.

    Is it not time that we woke up from this genocidal delusion?

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    Do you know the American Revolution,was really about greed for more land?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TaxHavenSite View Post
    Do you know the American Revolution,was really about greed for more land?
    I wouldnt be surprised, a chara. It also had to do with the colonies not being allowed to break free from Bank of England economic control.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cael View Post
    I wouldnt be surprised, a chara. It also had to do with the colonies not being allowed to break free from Bank of England economic control.
    No it was more about the Brits sending in more troops,to protect the colonists from Indian raids,that were caused by colonists taking over more land. Eventually they were told they couldnt take more land,so the weathly decided to overthrow the british gov't in the colonies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CharlieB View Post
    If we didn't have a system of private property ruled by law, that the majority of the population in western countries buy into, what would replace it ?

    1) a happy clappy utopia in which everyone shares everything and lives in peace

    2) a more violent world in which the most violent and agressive men take what they want
    Looking at some of the apologists here for the biggest mass murderers in history, their answer would probably be that there's no difference between those 2 options.
    I'm living in America, and in America, you're on your own. America's not a country. It's just a business. Now f***ing pay me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CharlieB View Post
    If we didn't have a system of private property ruled by law, that the majority of the population in western countries buy into, what would replace it ?

    1) a happy clappy utopia in which everyone shares everything and lives in peace

    2) a more violent world in which the most violent and agressive men take what they want
    The point is that private landed property is the legalisation of 2) Its an agreement between the violent and agressive men that they will stop killing each other, and protect each others ill gotten gains against the dispossessed majority.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sync View Post
    Looking at some of the apologists here for the biggest mass murderers in history, their answer would probably be that there's no difference between those 2 options.
    Whats the matter Sync, couldnt find an excuse to move this thread too? You might have the decency to just stay off any threads that I start, because you have nothing intelligent to contribute anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CharlieB View Post
    What's your alternative ?

    How would it work ?


    This is the point at which communists usually exit debates stage left.
    The only real hope for the human race is to nationalise the land and vital industries and divide society's production into Soviets, based on Direct Democracy.

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    I don't think you're being fair to Dawkins. . Evolution may be accepted as an undeniable fact whether one owns a house or not. Not so if one believes in the Bible verbatim.

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    Going back to Dawkins for a moment, there is always a rash of "brave" campaigners jumping forward to overthrow a power that is already no longer a power. Religion is no longer a real power in the world, so its easy for the likes of Dawkins to make lots of money kicking a dead horse. But, private landed property is just as strong a delusion today as Catholic dogma was in the middle ages, and anyone who speaks out against it certainly will not be treated as a media darling, as Dawkins is. True, they wont be burned at the stake, like the inquisition would have done, but they will be burned in other ways.

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