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Its not an apocalypse so to be given for free, this food meant to be sold. go find a job and buy the food.
Eating is a human right and a BASIC NEED. You should not need money for staying alive. Also: Even with a job (or somotimes multiple ones) some people can’t afford it because capitalism is funny.
No material analysis, no empathy, just being a…
well, a rude person
I recommend taking some time and reading about the enclosure of the commons, in which the newly burgeoning capitalist class took all of the common land on which people could farm, hunt, fish, forage, etc., and decided, unilaterally, that it was private property and belonged to them.
This locked humanity as a whole into a system whereby the entire natural world is owned by the wealthy few, and the rest of us are forced to sell our labour in order to afford food, a basic human right required to survive and which the vast majority are no longer able to acquire for ourselves without subjecting ourselves to wage labour exploitation.
This is not an “opt-in” system, it is a violently enforced, coercive and exploitative system in which we must participate or perish.
Subsistence removed from profit has been criminalised, meanwhile the globe produces 300% more food than is required for the world’s population. Despite that, someone dies of starvation roughly every 4 seconds.
Why? because food is kept in warehouses or destroyed en masse to drive up its commodity price.
If you think that somehow this is a “natural” or “acceptable” way for humans to be, where people die so some wealthy few may have more wealth than they will ever need, then I feel deeply saddened by your lack of compassion and empathy.
The entitlement in this post.
Leftists: “People deserve to not starve to death”
Capitalists with Reddit profile pics: “HOW DARE YOU! YOU ENTITLED MONSTER!”
I am saying, you don’t have a right to another man’s property even if you are starving. Private entities have no responsibility to distribute food material to you and you are not entitled to it. However, I am ok with government helping people who are homeless, I am ok and indeed support food kitchens.
Then private entities don’t deserve to exist. I’m sorry that I don’t have much sympathy for some mega corporation when real people are dying.
Also, where do you think government aid comes from? In capitalist countries it’s definitely almost all from taxes on private entities. In socialist countries, it’s from collectivized state-run industries, seized from private entities during the revolution. I think the latter is a better way of doing it in every way.
It’s good of you to sum up the cancer of liberal ideology in a single paragraph. The problem is with allowing privatization of necessities of life, which you have no problem with. Instead of addressing the root cause you advocate addressing the symptoms. Homelessness and hunger should not exist in the first place. Labour and resources of the society should be directed towards addressing the needs of everyone instead of creating profits for a capital owning minority.
Trying to imagine what kind of an absolute psychopath thinks of basic needs as entitlement.
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Still trying to imagine what kind of an absolute psychopath thinks of basic needs as entitlement.
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It gets dumber each time I read it.