[Marxism] Carlo's Corner: For too long we've felt entitled to a Great Barrier Reef

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Sat Feb 8 19:23:00 MST 2014


"The age of entitlement is over," Treasurer Joe Hockey has bluntly
told<http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/hockey-calls-end-to-age-of-entitlement-20140203-31xgl.html>
the
Australian people. Hockey, entitled to a six-figure pension every year when
he retires, suggests we must learn to get on with less.

For instance, for generations we've felt entitled to a Great Barrier Reef,
which was pure selfishness when you consider that it is totally unique. All
these other nations have managed to struggle through without the world's
largest living organism for all these years.
https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/55811
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"Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is humanity's
original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made,
through disobedience and through rebellion." -- Oscar Wilde, Soul of Man
Under Socialism

"The free market is perfectly natural... do you think I am some kind of
dummy?" -- Jarvis Cocker



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