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3120Re: A parody

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  • Larry
    Apr 7, 2005
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      Mathew Morrell wrote:

      > Let's ask the much-admired socialist George Bernard Shaw. Maybe he
      > can supply us with the answer. What do you say, Gorgy? You're
      > practically worshipped today by internationalists in the UN, Colin
      > Wilson and the swamp judges in Florida, not to mention the
      > inebriated sex-addicts in Hollywood. How does socialism
      treat "life
      > unfit for life"?
      >
      > "I also made it quite clear that Socialism means equality of income
      > or nothing, and that under Socialism you would not be allowed to be
      > poor. You would be forcibly fed, clothed, lodged, taught and
      > employed whether you liked it or not. If it were discovered that
      you
      > had not character and industry enough to be worth all this trouble,
      > you might possibly be executed in a kindly manner; but whilst you
      > were permitted to live, you would have to live well." [George
      > Bernard Shaw, "An Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism"]
      >
      > That says it all, Mr. Shaw. Thank you.


      I'm surprised he would say that. Where in the book did you find
      it? Not the page numbers necessarily; what
      chapter?

      Larry
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