Re: How are the European protests/strikes going?
i don't know what part of that post you are thinking about since none of that is a joke or remotely could be
. denmark is a capitalist country and the vast majority of people in europe support the present system where the most vulnerable people will get support. also, americans who think that europe depends on the aid from the us are just
it is also true that the us is not as relevant as in the 90's. which doesn't mean it's irrelevant, mind.
The part of the post that said there will always be a "roof over my head, food and education". From what I'm seeing on the news, Greece in particular, is having trouble providing these things to its citizens. Now if my information is incorrect, please enlighten me.
Governments get their money from people who pay taxes. If not enough people are paying taxes to support all the "free" stuff, that "free" stuff goes away. I guess the government could always print money. But then the money has no value and the country is still up the creek.
For Dante, it follows then, that the only way to get into Hell is to insist upon it. One must deliberately exclude himself from grace by hardening his heart against it. Hell is what the damned have actively and insistently wished for.