Say what you will, but Mussolini did make the trains run on time. Hitler did revive Germany from its Versailles crippling.
Why would it? It didn't happen in South America when neoliberal dictators were installed there.Hopefully, the rise of a private sector-based bourgeoisie will encourage more responsive and liberal government there.
What is moral about private property? It's simply converting matter into commodities. A perfectly economic setup. Besides, the idea of private property being moral completely breaks down with the example of chattel slavery.I completely disagree. You think there is no moral or ethical component of capitalism? What about the right to private property? Are our rights just based on utilitarianism? I should hope not.
Yes, our rights are ultimately based on utilitarianism. What is the meaning of the word "right" in this context in the first place? When the Enlightenment was in its zenith, the word "right" literally meant "it is right for people to have this capability in our society". Reading further, it meant "it works the best for people to have these capabilities in our society". That's what Rousseau was alluding to in his writings on the social contract - that we agree that certain things work best when people are free to be individuals, and other things work best when