Patrickov wrote:Isn't this the right society, I mean, why is education important otherwise?
Yes and no.
Patrickov wrote:Of course, one shouldn't be unreasonably harsh to the underpriviledged, otherwise they risk a big bite back.
As you allude to here. It's in the interests of those that have power and education to support the underprivileged and uneducated. America does a really bad job at it, which is why we see so much growing inequality and social disruption.
Even if we ignore what is right/moral/just. Even if we ignore the humanitarian reasons we should help the poor and uneducated. You can still make a good case as to why we need to support and help the underprivileged classes.
Here is the cold/heartless logical argument (read everything below, at first it will sound controversial, but it really isn't.):
There will always be some segment of the population that is dimwitted; for whatever reason. It could be because they were dealt a bad hand in life, or they are just plain old dumb, stupid, and lazy. It doesn't matter. Regardless of the reason why they are poor and uneducated, justifiable or not, we should still prop them up and take care of them. Why?
Simple, we take care of them so that they don't fuck it up for the rest of us. We take care of them so that they don't go around starting riots and revolutions and fucking everything up for the rest of us. We take care of them to help keep crime rates down. We take care of them via education to help keep birth rates down. We take care of them so that they don't go voting in dimwits that will fuck it all up, etc. etc. etc.
Basically, we need to keep them pacified by supporting them.
Now, to be VERY clear. I am not saying we should actively work to keep poor and uneducated people down. We most certainly need to encourage upward mobility, improve educational opportunities, etc. etc.. However, for those that simply don't give a shit about that, for those that fail at life, or for those that really really are trying but still fail, we should still help them along too. We should help them to keep the machine moving along smoothly.
Conservatives don't understand that it's in there interest to help the poor and not leave them on the streets starving and broke. You don't even need compassion to see why we should do this. You can be totally heartless, and the above would still make sense. Conservatives are inviting and encourage the chaos that they claim their policies will avoid.
This is the fundamental logical inconsistency people like Bigsteve have. Although he sees me as a dirty liberal (which I'm not), he doesn't realize that what I am advocating is actually protection of the system that allows him and I (relative high achievers in socioeconomic life) to live a pretty damn good life.
What I've said above, is sort of kind of the kind of points that Andrew Yang makes. However, people just do not seem to have the capacity to understand this shit, so his message is going nowhere fast.ANDREW YANG 2020!
Yang has no chance. Why? He's way to smart and logical. Americans hate smart people. Plain and simple. Americans do not vote for smart people. IN defense of Americans, this is really true of just about anyone in any country. It's not unique to Americans.