Philip Copeman

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Philip Copeman
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Started Jan 9, 2015

Will noone rid me of this meddlesome priest?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Philip Copeman May 28, 2012.

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Blaming Capitalism

Blaming Capitalism for poverty is like blaming psychology for suicides.

Capitalism is not about harming others, it is a methodology to produce. Capitalism is not perfect, but only consumers blame capitalism for their unfulfilled wants. Real producers understand the demands of capital. The idea that capitalists are not generous and sharing is an anathema to me. By definition, Capitalists give up their own consumption to invest resources into production. You are mistaking the…

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Posted on July 6, 2017 at 10:00pm

SA Economy Quick Fix

These are my suggestions. None of these will be popular with the incumbents.

1) Race.

Cut the nonsense discussion on race. It makes whites unpatriotic and it creates an unrealistic expectation in blacks. The problem is not race, it is Small vs Big business. Because of history that comes down to (small-black) vs (big -white). but viewing in terms of the  race issue distracts. The big industries will fight with everything to hold their privilege. We have to focus pressure…

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Posted on June 7, 2017 at 2:30pm

The Angel of Death

The Angel of Death
The angel of death took a Southern turn

To meet his devil friend.

Cape Town is a very good place

To party at worlds end.......…
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Posted on April 22, 2017 at 11:08am

Colonialism for Capetonians

Colonialism is not a colloquialism for black-white relations.

The idea of using a spurious connection between racism and Colonialism is not only disingenuous, but runs orthogonal to the vector of historical truth. For surely no true statement about Colonialism can be construed as racist. Such logic leads to absurdities.…

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Posted on April 4, 2017 at 3:30pm

Colonialism for Capetonians

Colonialism is not a colloquialism for black-white relations.

The idea of using a spurious connection between racism and Colonialism is not only disingenuous, but runs orthogonal to the vector of historical truth. For surely no true statement about Colonialism can be construed as racist. Such logic leads to absurdities.…

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Posted on April 4, 2017 at 1:55pm

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