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So comrades all these arguments i keep having w my capitalist friend basically devolves into arguments about human nature and how humans are just fundamentally greedy & flawed & drawn to violence and control and it’s so ridiculous because you can throw literally the entire history of the human race at them but they still don’t want to change their mind. Why is capitalist thinking so obsessed with holding the worse possible opinions about humankind ?

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@mostardently human as a species literally couldn't have survived without solidarity for all these millions of years. Capitalism has been around for 500 yrs or smt. Rutger Bregman's "Humankind" is good book to study on this topic of how media and people in power manipulates us into thinking we're just a bunch of bad people. It literally is in favor of the rich and dictators if we keep thinking we human are greedy and evil. We're not.

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@haamu Oho that makes a lot of sense tbh ofc capitalism shapes our thoughts in ways that make us conform easily but it’s hard to wrap our minds around JUST how much of our worldview it shapes ! This sounds like a very good read, thank you so much, this is going on my long long tbr 😁

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@mostardently Yeah! That book totally restored my faith in humanity and added sooo much fuel to my activism in overall, heh!

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