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Subject: Re: We ALREADY have a social security system just for Jiwakans


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add on observer
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Date Posted: 05:43:32 12/05/03 Fri
In reply to: pengkes 's message, "Re: We ALREADY have a social security system just for Jiwakans" on 15:21:11 12/04/03 Thu

What you both say is true.

I would say that the overwhelming environment in nearly all of Jiwaka-land is still fairly traditional.

We have seen already how very very few PNG's are able to do business or other things more typical in western world.

To propose a western form of social security, I think, invites the same disaster as most other western ideas have left to.

Think back to NPF saga. So much money stolen or embezeled instead of given to rightful owners. ETc etc etc etc etc.

I'm also unclear why in God's name it is good to be moving more towards capitalism when capitalism creates millions of homeless throughout the world and so many other disasters. Why?

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geeez
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Date Posted: 15:17:07 12/08/03 Mon

I must say that while many Christians might consider themselves capitalists, or capitalists call themselves Christians, capitalism has gotta be one of the least Christian ways of life there is on this planet. For every capitalist who donates part of his profit to the poor, seeks to help his workers keep job stability, only works to achieve a modest level of living, and so on, there are 100 others are are ME FIRST all the way with their lives, their actions, and their beliefs. Yu tok tru - I also don't see that greater capitalism in PNG will lead to greater happiness. More capitalism has already brought far more rascalism than we ever had in the past.

Isn't it interesting? A Hindu woman could walk the streets at night of any number of India's giant cities and have no problem. Same with mostly Buddhist Japan. So there you go. Capitalism-Christianity, me oh my I don't think we need it either!!!!



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