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Re: capitalism & massacres

Arvind Kumar wrote:
>. . .We should stick to comparing socialism and capitalism
>as economic theories and how much freedom they give

I was responding to Sanjeev when he [IMO, naively, and ignorantly]

> Capitalism maximizes human liberty. Show me massacres (apart from the
> brutal treatment of slaves) in capitalist societies.

And while we're on the topic, I can't resist citing Chile under Pinochet: a
regime of which Milton Freidman was so appreciative while thousands were
murdered, tortured and "disappeared"  by the military and government
death squads.


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