ipirate2Re: Who gets to control, the billionaires?Tue Apr 24, 2012 15:47220.127.116.11"Who gets to control, the billionaires?"
We can if we choose to.
"Democracy is an illusion,"
I agree for the present day.
For the future, who can say, but it will not look the way Plato saw it.
He saw philosophy ruling the wealthy where what is is the rich controlling the rich for their own growth and not the best health of the common. That is all we have ever had.
- Who gets to control, the billionaires? Baruch, Tue Apr 24 13:16Democracy is an illusion, as Plato and Aristotle were direct witnesses ... so don't expect the People to control anything, including the pyramid. The whole US political experiment was a psyops by the ... more
- Re: Who gets to control, the billionaires? ipirate2, Tue Apr 24 15:47
- Correct ... Baruch, Tue Apr 24 18:54Plato tried to implement his Republic in Syracuse, in Sicily, with Dionysius, tyrant of Syracuse. He was lucky to escape with his life. Ivory tower credulity can do that. Shalom