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Please help make the Manifesto better, or accept it, and propagate it!
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On a point of semantics - is a basic viewpoint useless or non-serious? 
does everything have to be complex in order to be valuable?
yazad

Maja Daruwala wrote:

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> Please help make the Manifesto better, or accept it, and propagate it!
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> I agree it is difficult to take seriously the arguements and viewpoints of
> someone whose viewpoint is so basic.
>
> Maja Daruwala
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-india_policy@cinenet.net
> > [mailto:owner-india_policy@cinenet.net]On Behalf Of Asher, Mukul
> > Govindji
> > Sent: 14 January 2000 10:32
> > To: 'debate@indiapolicy.org'
> > Subject: RE: manifesto
> >
> >
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> > Please help make the Manifesto better, or accept it, and propagate it!
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> > It is essential to debate in a civilized manner which does not
> > degrade those
> > with different points of view.
> >
> > The words use for the socialists should be unacceptable. I hope
> > this is so.
> >
> > Mukul Asher
> >
> >  -----Original Message-----
> > From:         acomelo [mailto:acomelo@goplay.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2000 10:46 AM
> > To:   debate@indiapolicy.org
> > Subject:      RE: manifesto
> >
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> > Please help make the Manifesto better, or accept it, and propagate it!
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> > Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2000 11:26:48 -0800
> >
> > I enjoyed reading your amendments.  Yes, lets screw the socialists.
> > Anil
> >
> > Sauvik Chakraverti <sauvikc@yahoo.com> wrote on Thursday January 6,
> > 2000 at  7:10am:
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> > >Please help make the Manifesto better, or accept it, and propagate
> > it!
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> > >i have a few points to add to the party
> > >constitution/manifesto
> > >
> > >1. We are all born with the natural ability to trade:
> > >what Adam Smith called 'a natural propensity to truck,
> > >barter and exchange'. Little children gainfully
> > >exchange toys and food amongst each other. Free trade
> > >is our birthright.
> > >
> > >2. Free trade requires sound money. We believe sound
> > >money should be a constitutional right.
> > >
> > >3. We are secular and we believe the free market to be
> > >one of the secular foundations of human morality. In
> > >this connection it is worth mentioning that the Hindus
> > >first said shubh laabh and the Prophet Muhammad, peace
> > >be upon him, was a free trader. Both religions can
> > >happily co-exist in the free market. That would be
> > >true secularism.
> > >
> > >4. We define economics to be a study of the production
> > >of wealth through the division of labour and
> > >knowledge. This division is maximum in urban areas
> > >where dense popoulation causes prosperity. Our urban
> > >areas are disaster zones while the state misspends
> > >money on rural development. We see an urban future and
> > >aspire for an India in which every town and city -
> > >every dot on the map - every strange name in the STD
> > >codebook - is a Singapore. That is our vision
> > >statement.
> > >
> > >5. We intend to launch the Indian Liberal Party with
> > >much fanfare by around march 1st 2000. All those
> > >willing to join should notify.
> > >
> > >6. The party symbol should be a screw. We screw the
> > >socialists.
> > >
> > >let me know your comments
> > >sauvik
> > >

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Yazad Jal
yazad@ccsindia.org or yazad@usa.net
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