The “ZERO SUM GAME”

The “ZERO SUM GAME” is an EXAMPLE of the …

“INTERSECTION” of …

“NATURE” and “HUMAN NATURE” …

“SCIENCE” and “POLITICAL SCIENCE” …

The “FACT”of NATURE (scarcity) TURNED INTO a …

“FALLACY” and “FOLLY”of HUMAN NATURE (costs)

The “ZERO SUM GAME is an “ARTIFICIALPOLITICALCONSTRUCT …

arbitraryhuman “interference” with the fixed“laws” of nature

IT is NOT a “NATURAL” nor “NECESSARY” ECONOMIC CONSTRUCT

“BE FRUIT-FUL and MULTIPLY” (2 x 2 = 4)

GETS MANIPULATED and SUBVERTED TO

“BE ‘LOOT-FUL’ and DIVIDE”  (0 + 0 = 0)

“COMMON SENSE”  vs  “COLLECTIVE NON-SENSE”

“NATURE” INTERSECTS with “HUMAN NATURE”

“CREATIVITY” (opportunity)  vs  “CONFLICT”  (oppression)

CREATIVE PRODUCTION   vs  CONFLICTING DESTRUCTION

MUTUAL BENEFIT (“blessings”) BECOMES “US AGAINST THEM” (“burdens”)

PRODUCTIVE (earned) ENTERPRISE (raise high)  vs  MANUFACTURED (enforced) MISERY (level low)

HARMONY BECOMES “DOG EAT DOG”

 

The “ZERO SUM GAME” – Capitalism vs Communism

Capitalism creates “BLESSINGS” out of the ‘TRAGIC” economics of SCARCITY and “INTERESTS” (selfishness)…

Capitalism makes the BEST of a BAD situation (human “self-ishness” and “interests”)

Communism fosters MISERY out of deceptive UTOPIAN promises  (“heaven” becomes “hell”)

Economic IN-equalitiesare used as an excuse to create politicalIN-equality (“TYRANNY”)

Communism make a BADsituation WORSEECONOMIC REPRESSIONand POLITICAL OPPRESSION

FREE (individual “pursuit of happiness”)   vs.   FASCIST (collective proletarian “paradise”)

EXCEPTIONAL(rising tide).  vs.   EQUAL(level-ed low)

Profit Pimps”. vs. “Power Pigs”

Human weakness, flaws and frail-ties – “GREED” (too much)  vs.  “ENVY” (never enough)

God of Greed”  vs  “Idol of Envy-Equality

STIFLES CREATIVITY.  vs.  ENFORCE CONFORMITY

The “Gospel of Wealth”     vs    “Manifesto of Misery”

Smith – “The Wealthof Nations”  vs.  Marx “Das Capital” (principled poverty)

“Dr. Doolittle” or “Comrade Stalin”

CONCLUSIONS: (“Zero Sum Game”)

VISIONS in COLLISION:

“tragic” choices (the Jungle)   vs. “utopian desires” (the garden-gulag)

SERVE in HEAVEN?   vs.   “RULE” in HELL?

“collaboration” (in GREED).             vs              conflict-class warfare  (in ENVY)

will to PROFIT (pimps)    vs.    will to POWER (pigs)

GOD’s BLESSINGS.    vs.   The “IDOL of EQUALITY”

“WORK” (“free” markets)     VS.      “RE-DISTRIBUTE” (“fair” command markets)

the “INVISIBLE HAND” (& “finger”   vs.    “IRON FIST” (fascist fist)

individual consumer supply-demand.     vs.      collective group command-control

libertarian choice        vs.         totalitarian command

earned (in “tragic” world)  vs  ENFORCED (in dystopian world)

“FRUITS” (blessings)   vs    “FISCAL FUTILITY” (misery)

The “Gospel of Wealth”.       vs    “Manifesto of Misery”