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August 20, 2013

Well This Certainly Won't Have Any Secondary Effects At All! Welfare Often Pays More Than Good-Paying Jobs

You know what would be fun?

Creating a system of incentives which actually breeds sloth and the sense of personal worthlessness that accompanies sloth. And, even worse than that sense of personal worthlessness, the sense that other lives are equally valueless -- because no man values a stranger's life more than his own.

Like, let's create a system that penalizes all virtues that are helpful for social order and rewards all pathologies which are destructive to it.

Let's make deliberate single motherhood not merely a comfortable and easy existence, but in fact let's make it the most lucrative career path open to many young girls of the lower class.

Yes that's right: Let's make it a career. And furthermore, let us strip away any of the social penalties that might discourage the choosing of such a career. Let's not only make it economically desirable, but socially desirable as well.

Let's do that!

Oh wait we already did.

Next.

Let's see what we can destroy next.

Because the power to destroy implies -- whatever else it implies -- that one has power in the first place.

So let's exult in our power to destroy. It demonstrates that we are the Masters of Men, even if our mastery is cruel and pitiless.


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