File puptcrit/puptcrit.0811, message 375


Date: Sat, 22 Nov 2008 13:18:15 -0500
To: <puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org>
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Gift Economy


Oh, greed.....the worst sin around! Makes capitalism taste bad.

Mary H. 


On 11/22/08 11:59 AM, "puppetpro-AT-aol.com" <puppetpro-AT-aol.com> wrote:

> 
"Worker -owned"=A0
idea has been around since Marx. The idea sounds great, but
> in practice there are lots of pitfalls.=A0
Still, the idea of being "giftier"
> (more altruistic) -- is helpful in the world of greed and envy, etc..


Saw a
> German saying recently -- translated as "Greed kills brains"
> .




Rolande




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-----Original Message-----
From: malgosia askanas
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To: puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
Sent: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 8:34
> pm
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Gift Economy








Michael wrote:

>
>As to the
> Refrigerator biz in a gifty-ier, more human friendly=A0
>economy, not much
> different from any biz endeavors.
>
>Worker owned manufacturing? Consumer
> owned cooperative?

I see, now we've effortlessly glided from dicussing the
> Gift Economy to 
discussing a "giftier" economy.  For example, if the workers
> own the factory, 
then they are happier, so they give everybody around the
> gift of a smile.   So 
the world becomes giftier.
> 


-m

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