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View dannyboy1978's Profile dannyboy1978 Flag 27 Jun 18 10.49pm Send a Private Message to dannyboy1978 Add dannyboy1978 as a friend

Originally posted by Sportyteacher

Not like Nigel Farage with Remoaners then...

No,Nigel farage doesn't cell remoaners rascist? Next lie?

 

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View DanH's Profile DanH Flag SW2 27 Jun 18 11.07pm Send a Private Message to DanH Add DanH as a friend

Originally posted by Stirlingsays


From my perspective the culture of society always has to be encouraged to be meritocratic rather than equal. For example, you want the best surgeon for your hospital operation.

How this is implemented however can have elements of fairness....as long as that doesn't result in ultimately not having the best people performing the important functions in life.

For example, I agree with you that a system where opportunity is open for 'everyone' to succeed ability wise independent of class is important.

That's why I don't believe in grammar schools and I would probably end private schools. Then again, I wouldn't be soft on poor behaviour and politically correct on performance. Rigor shouldn't be the buzz word it is and discipline and the caine would be back in my system. Activists would be shown the door.

I would still have our universities but I would end any form of affirmative action and ensure that only the brightest went to them.

This doesn't end the specter of inequality of course as better families educate their own people and rich ones pay for it.....but it does make the system fairer. I would come down hard on cronyism. I want the brightest, not the best connected.

A difference from you however is probably that you would have this open to everyone whereas I would only have the British educational systems open to the British, with the exception of paid for foreign students.

Edited by Stirlingsays (27 Jun 2018 9.43am)

Yep. Pretty much up until the last paragraph I agreed with every word. But I feel the last bit is very nuanced, and probably more weirdly I think I advocate free markets more than you do.

 


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View DanH's Profile DanH Flag SW2 27 Jun 18 11.09pm Send a Private Message to DanH Add DanH as a friend

And apologies for the lack of ability to quote, I’m white flighting on my way back to Essex on a train.

 


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View Stirlingsays's Profile Stirlingsays Online Flag Wisbech, England 27 Jun 18 11.13pm Send a Private Message to Stirlingsays Holmesdale Online Elite Member Add Stirlingsays as a friend

Originally posted by DanH

Yep. Pretty much up until the last paragraph I agreed with every word. But I feel the last bit is very nuanced, and probably more weirdly I think I advocate free markets more than you do.

Well, I support free markets of course.

I just don't advocate for anything that acts against nationhood.

Edited by Stirlingsays (27 Jun 2018 11.13pm)

 

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Originally posted by DanH

And apologies for the lack of ability to quote, I’m white flighting on my way back to Essex on a train.

I'm glad I brought you to this self realization.

Edited by Stirlingsays (27 Jun 2018 11.15pm)

 

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View .TUX.'s Profile .TUX. Flag 28 Jun 18 7.04am Send a Private Message to .TUX. Add .TUX. as a friend

Originally posted by Stirlingsays

If only people acted ethically eh.

All's fair in love and war....and especially other peoples money Tux.

EFA.

 


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View cryrst's Profile cryrst Flag Chatham 28 Jun 18 10.18pm Send a Private Message to cryrst Add cryrst as a friend

Originally posted by Pussay Patrol

Correct

People have wealth through either privelidge, circumstance, or aptitude but one common denominator is interdependence, i.e. they need economies, markets and manpower to generate and scale their wealth. Entrepreneurship is successful if there is enough consumer demand and wealth, coming from people who have bought from taxable income. a premiership footballer's income is also based on the amount of consumer demand from either TV. sponsor or fanbase. Again from taxable income. In all cases it's a case of intelligent or priveldged people manipulating the system or people. That's why they should always pay a higher pro rata tax not related to their own personal tax take

Edited by Pussay Patrol (27 Jun 2018 10.01pm)

You can always find a different supplier or tradesman or don't pay to watch or don't subscribe.
That's what a democracy is
Choice.
There are only a few services where they have you by the gonads and they are multi nationals and even the rich have to use them.

 

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Pussay Patrol Flag 28 Jun 18 10.27pm

Originally posted by cryrst

You can always find a different supplier or tradesman or don't pay to watch or don't subscribe.
That's what a democracy is
Choice.
There are only a few services where they have you by the gonads and they are multi nationals and even the rich have to use them.

why do you vehemently defend the wealthy? Do you subscribe to the trickle down theory? do you think the wealth gap is too narrow?

Edited by Pussay Patrol (28 Jun 2018 10.28pm)

 


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Originally posted by .TUX.

EFA.


Noted.

 

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View cryrst's Profile cryrst Flag Chatham 29 Jun 18 8.11am Send a Private Message to cryrst Add cryrst as a friend

Originally posted by Pussay Patrol

why do you vehemently defend the wealthy? Do you subscribe to the trickle down theory? do you think the wealth gap is too narrow?

Edited by Pussay Patrol (28 Jun 2018 10.28pm)

Stirling I don't defend the wealthy.
There is nothing to defend them about.
They need people to see that fairness has to be the normal.
The wealthy are actually a group of people which is getting bigger
Not through actually getting richer but by the gap between rich and poor closing. So it is very narrow at present and will get even more so.
If you have a house worth a million you are now deemed as rich and in that bracket.
But you only got that because you bought it ages ago.
That's not down to an individual being an entrepreneur and stuffing people on the way up. It doesnt mean you are rich as you need to live somewhere.
It does seem like no one actually gives a monkey's about what the rich pay. Unless they can "surely" pay more.
Be careful not to kill the goose which lays the golden egg.

 

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Originally posted by cryrst

Stirling I don't defend the wealthy.
There is nothing to defend them about.
They need people to see that fairness has to be the normal.
The wealthy are actually a group of people which is getting bigger
Not through actually getting richer but by the gap between rich and poor closing. So it is very narrow at present and will get even more so.
If you have a house worth a million you are now deemed as rich and in that bracket.
But you only got that because you bought it ages ago.
That's not down to an individual being an entrepreneur and stuffing people on the way up. It doesnt mean you are rich as you need to live somewhere.
It does seem like no one actually gives a monkey's about what the rich pay. Unless they can "surely" pay more.
Be careful not to kill the goose which lays the golden egg.

No worries Cryrst, I do defend the wealthy.

They are a sign of a meritocratic society that works and as long as they are responsible and support the society that enabled that wealth I celebrate them.

I totally agree with you that you don't kill the goose which lays the golden egg....instead you feather the nest.

Edited by Stirlingsays (29 Jun 2018 8.35am)

 

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View Sportyteacher's Profile Sportyteacher Flag London 29 Jun 18 10.52am Send a Private Message to Sportyteacher Add Sportyteacher as a friend

Originally posted by dannyboy1978

No,Nigel farage doesn't cell remoaners rascist? Next lie?

Oh, Farage has come up with plenty in his time. Let's start with 5 of them:

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