Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Capitalism is the unequal
sharing of blessings.
Socialism is the equal

sharing of misery.

-Winston Churchill


Wing-OHHHH! said...

YES! I love this quote, as I LOVE Winston Churchill! I just listened to a record with some of his speeches on it. Brilliant.

funkefreak said...

At a libertarian "camp" I attended over the summer, one of the lecturers was discussing what a just/ideal society would look like. And everyone said, "Oh, yes, equal wealth distribution!!" And he went along with that until he started drawing graphs on the chalk board that depicted everyone down at the poverty line versus ones where everyone was past the threshold of comfortable living, but some people had two, three, ten times as much as the lowest denominator.

Now which society would you rather live in? asked the lecturer.

It made people think.