THE SOCIAL CONTRACT

Our society says, "You’re an adult male, but if you
work a full week, we’re not going to give you
enough money to live on."
Slavery is worse now because the slave got
adequate room and board, while the new wage
slaves can't support a family on what they earn.
(It's true that the children of slaves had to work,
but that's also true of the Third World today.)
If you work a full time job, you should be able to
raise a family on it. If the social contract doesn't
provide for that, then that contract is null and
void, its provisions don't apply, and it must be
renegotiated.
To have a society where some -- usually a few --
are very wealthy and others -- usually the
majority -- are not, but where the majority do have
the necessities of life, is perhaps okay; but to
have a society where some -- usually a few -- are
very wealthy and others -- the majority -- are
starving, or lacking other survival necessities
(e.g., housing) is not acceptable. When the fat
spend more trying to lose weight than the hungry
have to spend on food, the hungry and others
similarly deprived can not be expected to adhere
to that society's rules, especially concerning the
sanctity of private property.
 

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