For The Good Of Capitalism, Don’t End Occupy Wall Street


By Kyle Smith – Their college educations obviously didn’t include even rudimentary tutelage about how a marketplace — and by extension (since most things are connected to trade) society — works. But now they’re learning, for instance, that:

McDonald’s is an especially salient reminder of why dreamy idealists are able to function: Because someone, somewhere who gets up and goes to work making things people actually want to buy is subsidizing them. Just ask Karl Marx, who was sent money by his buddy Friedrich Engels to support him while he was writing “Das Kapital” — money that came directly from Engels’ father’s worker-exploiting apparatus, also known as a “factory.” more> http://tinyurl.com/7bcyv3v

2 responses to “For The Good Of Capitalism, Don’t End Occupy Wall Street

  1. Pingback: Occupy Wall St.: capitalism, communism, anarchism? « Flickr Comments by FrizzText

  2. Thank you for a brilliant exercise in simple logic.

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