I assume your just playing a roll to match your avatar and commenting against such videos that aim to try to rid the world of characters, as your avatar represents, like you?
Why should Bill Gates have to do what you want him to? Surely the whole point of a free society and capitalism is he is free to do what he wants with his money?
If he wants to spend it on malaria vaccines for people in Africa, who are you to tell him he can't, and he needs to get back to his desk at Microsoft and work for whatever definition of "greater good" you deem to be correct?
That's a Soviet mentality you've got there, raymond. It's not capitalism.
@Proton2: Amsterdam or Denmark - what's the difference anyway - we're all sitting on the back of one big turtle looking up at a painted ceiling... or something like that...
@Proton2: Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands. The capital of Denmark is Copenhagen.
For what offense(s), exactly? We don't ban people for posting random content in the Coffeehouse, a place where much randomness takes place... It's up to you to ignore this stuff, not for us to ban users whom you find annoying. Also, calling a Niner an idiot breaks one of our basic rules of engagement: don't be mean.
I think you missed the point of the video that argues for capitalism and individualism and against socialism or collectivism and government intervention.
I think perhaps you've missed the point.
I.e. You are being socialist (telling Bill Gates how to spend his money) and collectivist (because it's somehow part of the "greater good" if he spends it how you suggest) and being anti-capitalist (not letting him spend his own money) and anti-individualist (not letting his decide for himself what to do with his money).
If you're a capitalist and an individualist, you have to hand it to him. He made the money fair and square. If he wants to spend it all on malaria tablets and give them out for free in Africa, that's for him to decide.
Telling Bill Gates how to spend his money because "it would be better for society if he spent it this way or that way" issocialist collectivism. Recognising his right to choose how to spend his own money iscapitalist individualism.
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