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Capitalism is Sociopathic -- 7 Pillars By Charles D?
1. Only individuals exist and create value with private property.
The individual's moral mission is to pursue self-interest and profit in the market.
There are no commons, community or public goods in capitalism -- only private property.
Individual selfishness is good for all.

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Capitalisms' inherent nature then is anti-Christian going against the teachings of Jesus, so how can Capitalists also claim to be Christians? Ayn Rand says we have to reject altruism, so help no one. And many now in power who claim to be Christian also believe in Ayn Rand? they are absolute opposites.

2. Competition -- social Darwinism
Is a capitalist law of nature
Corporations must bully and brutalize workers to win competitive advantage and maximize profit
And attract capital investment. In other words the worker bows to the demands and supervision of the capitalist.

3. Ecocide: violence toward nature
It eliminates the commons, creating the tragedy of the commons.
It defines everything as private property
It creates climate change and other environmental destruction because it has no values other than profit.
It externalizes environmental costs (onto the taxpayers, something it avoids paying)
It requires unfettered growth and unlimited,fetishized consumption. US Chamber believes our air, water, virtually everything should be privately owned, but we get to pay for their blunders.

4. Warfare: Militarism
Capitalism requires expansion to compete and grow and that leads to permanent warfare to win global market competition.
It seeks to control other nations' economies and markets, to establish a hegemon to manage global Capitalism and to control and terrorize the population through violence. "Capitalists fight for the fifth freedom (greed). FDR identified the 4 freedoms of the people as the freedom of speech, religion, freedom from economic want and fear. Noam Chomsky describes the capitalists' 5th freedom which is to rob, exploit and dominate, to curb "mischief" by any visible means. Would this be why we are militarizing our police?

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