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Re: on grokiing intention



On Mon, 18 Jul 2016 08:46:28 +0300
Georgi Guninski <guninski@guninski.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 17, 2016 at 06:04:56PM -0300, juan wrote:
> > > Putin rescuing Russia from destruction as a nation, is a good
> > > thing?
> > 
> > 	...however, to go from the general idea of russia and china
> > 	counterbalancing the anglo-american nazis to saying that
> > putin is a great guy is...totally unwarrented. 
> > 
> > 	As a matter of fact, I can argue that putin is a lot more
> > 	friendly to his alleged 'western' enemies that he pretends
> > to be.
> 
> Probably we are even more screwed up if the world is owned by common
> oligarchs and the usa vs. russia is just a reality show for the
> masses.

	I think it partially is. 

> 
> The fall of socialism in europe and russia happened in a strange way
> IMHO.
	
	Strange, how? Care to elaborate? 
	
	I would say that the 'hardcore' socialism of eastern europe/the
	URSS morphed into something more similar to the
	'polite' socialism that rules 'the west'.

	A look at the economy of the US, the leading 'capitalist
	free market' of the universe easily shows that the
	control that the government and its cronies have over
	the economy is complete. Power is concentrated in a few hands,
	just like in the good old URSS.

	From my point of view, although there's been a nominal fall of
	socialism, 'democratic' socialism rules everywhere.