PD.com: children are filled with joy, adults are filled with dread and local government is filled with stupid
Started by POFP, May 22, 2021, 03:16:17 PM
Quote from: rong on May 22, 2021, 05:25:44 PMyou're not one of those conspiracy theorists i keep hearing so much about, are ya?
Quote from: rong on May 22, 2021, 06:34:48 PMso, no, but yes? i was just makin chit chat. i checked out your FB page. I feel like I disagree with a lot of your premises and have the urge to try to debate them. Admittedly, it's not an arena I have a lot of experience in, though. For example, I'm not familiar with the term "growth coalition."
Quote from: PoFP on May 22, 2021, 03:16:17 PMJust some Lefty Propaganda for those interested. Inspired by some JacobinMag literature and some writings by G. William Domhoff. Highly recommend him for high-level views of American Power Structures.Historical Genesis of Hierarchical Power StructuresHumans have always created Hierarchical Power Structures in a 3-Step process known as Circumscription (Binding People to a place):Organization of Innovation of Production and/or Consumption on a given piece of land to increase its value to its locals and foreigners alike (Irrigation agriculture/trade monopolies did this before governments existed), and distribution of its resources to those a leader wishes to controlWith that control, establishment of a Military to enforce a Leader's Ownership of that LandAnd establishment of a Religion that legitimizes that Leader's position in the HierarchyThe difficulties you face in trying to walk away from Local Growth Coalitions and Capitalist Monopolies, as well as the profitable, private Infrastructure and conveniences they provide, are intentional consequences set to increase Population Density, and therefore Profit per square foot of Land, not the result of natural Market Influences.
Quote from: Jorge Dorn on January 14, 2022, 09:09:02 PMSo, how did it turn out?