Canada's Neoliberal Transformation

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rustled wrote: Jul 27th, 2021, 10:36 amWho indeed.
So what then? There is nothing here that needs attention?
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fluffy wrote: Jul 27th, 2021, 10:47 am
rustled wrote: Jul 27th, 2021, 10:36 amWho indeed.
So what then? There is nothing here that needs attention?
No one said that.
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fluffy wrote: Jul 27th, 2021, 10:47 am So what then? There is nothing here that needs attention?
rustled wrote: Jul 27th, 2021, 11:00 am No one said that.
You're not saying much of anything besides criticizing my position. Is that all you have ?
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fluffy wrote: Jul 27th, 2021, 11:09 am
fluffy wrote: Jul 27th, 2021, 10:47 am So what then? There is nothing here that needs attention?
rustled wrote: Jul 27th, 2021, 11:00 am No one said that.
You're not saying much of anything besides criticizing my position. Is that all you have ?
That's what I "have" that is on topic. (It's interesting to me when folk on a discussion forum set out their position on a topic, and then have a problem with those who critique that position.)
Ideology...gives evil-doing its long-sought justification and gives the evildoer the necessary steadfastness and determination...[it] is the social theory which helps to make his actions seem good instead of bad in his own and others' eyes...
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rustled wrote: Jul 27th, 2021, 11:22 amThat's what I "have" that is on topic. (It's interesting to me when folk on a discussion forum set out their position on a topic, and then have a problem with those who critique that position.)
I just wondered if you had an opinion of your own on the topic. I've traditionally held that criticism without counterpoint adds little to a discussion.

There is certainly no shortage of information available on neo-liberalism in general, and in Canada specifically.
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fluffy wrote: Jul 27th, 2021, 11:25 am
rustled wrote: Jul 27th, 2021, 11:22 amThat's what I "have" that is on topic. (It's interesting to me when folk on a discussion forum set out their position on a topic, and then have a problem with those who critique that position.)
I just wondered if you had an opinion of your own on the topic. I've traditionally held that criticism without counterpoint adds little to a discussion.

There is certainly no shortage of information available on neo-liberalism in general, and in Canada specifically.
I agree, there is no shortage - plenty of info out there. I gave you my opinion about the variety of information available back in my first post in this thread, when I suggested that anyone genuinely interested in neoliberalism in Canada should take a much broader view than the narrow one you had provided.

Later in the thread, I gave my opinion of the TED Talk you provided to help us see what you seemed to think we should all agree to, vis a vis this topic. My opinion is that what he is doing isn't something we should agree with or support. So it seems to me you aren't actually wondering if I have an opinion on the topic - rather, my opinions on the topic are not the opinions you are looking for.
Ideology...gives evil-doing its long-sought justification and gives the evildoer the necessary steadfastness and determination...[it] is the social theory which helps to make his actions seem good instead of bad in his own and others' eyes...
-Solzhenitsyn
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rustled wrote: Jul 27th, 2021, 11:42 am
fluffy wrote: Jul 27th, 2021, 11:25 am

I just wondered if you had an opinion of your own on the topic. I've traditionally held that criticism without counterpoint adds little to a discussion.

There is certainly no shortage of information available on neo-liberalism in general, and in Canada specifically.
I agree, there is no shortage - plenty of info out there. I gave you my opinion about the variety of information available back in my first post in this thread, when I suggested that anyone genuinely interested in neoliberalism in Canada should take a much broader view than the narrow one you had provided.

Later in the thread, I gave my opinion of the TED Talk you provided to help us see what you seemed to think we should all agree to, vis a vis this topic. My opinion is that what he is doing isn't something we should agree with or support. So it seems to me you aren't actually wondering if I have an opinion on the topic - rather, my opinions on the topic are not the opinions you are looking for.
No I'm sure they are just suggestions on the various topic on neoliberalism, there is nothing about a personal opinion on neoliberalism. So far it seems to me a one side criticism of someone else's view on neoliberalism. It's not much of a discussion if it's all one sided criticism without someone else being able to counter claim the other persons opinion.........see how a truthful and honest engagement of a topic should go?

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