virus: Re: political stuff

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Wed, 8 Oct 1997 16:10:00 -0700 (PDT)

Nathaniel Hall says,

> Then I'm much worse than Dawkins. Not only do I claim faith is a vice,
but that rational self interest
> is the good , and capitalism as the only moral form of government! I'd
like to take credit for all
> the arguments leading up to this amazing set of beliefs but Ayn Rand
gets the credit here.

Apart from anything else, capitalism isn't a form of government, it's an
economic system, which can be combined with any of several systems of
governance, including democracy, oligarchy, and monarchy.