Re: MD The Quality of Capitalism?

From: Platt Holden (
Date: Fri Dec 10 2004 - 14:35:51 GMT

  • Next message: Mark Steven Heyman: "Re: MD The Quality of Capitalism?"

    Hi MSH,

    > On 9 Dec 2004 at 10:31, Platt Holden wrote:
    > Anyway, what has all this got to do with Pirsig's MOQ? I mean, I
    > enjoy discussing these things with you, but is it really relevant to the
    > purpose of this forum? Should Horse step in and blow the whistle?
    > msh says:
    > Huh? You chose to respond, remember?

    I don't see whether I respond or not is relevant to the question.

    > Arlo and Sam have both indicated they are working on contributions to this
    > thread, and they are welcome to bring the ideas of the MOQ into the
    > discussion. I have my own MOQ arguments attacking the inequities resulting
    > from the so-called free market. Some I've posted already; others will be
    > introduced later.

    I look forward to the debate. Bringing in the MOQ to the discussion makes
    it a "better" discussion, IMHO.

    > This thread is not about Chomsky, but about whether or not profit-
    > dominated free market systems are the highest quality way of
    > organizing a society's economy.

    We already know Pirsig's view on the question; a free market system is
    better than an intellectually directed system because it responds better
    to DQ. You'll have to go some to top that, but you're welcome to try.


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