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Comment Re:Democracy. (Score 1) 356

Class has nothing to do with how much money someone makes. It's all about their role in our economic system. The working-class hold jobs and the middle-class create jobs. If your example family heads are working for a hospital, they're just drawing a wage. If they're in practice for themselves, they're probably employing several other people. The upper-class, their main usefulness is as moneylenders, either directly or through investment. Yes, I'm aware that the above is an oversimplification and that people can hold multiple roles within it at the same time. It's usually not difficult to tell which is any given individual's primary function is though, so it still works. It is, in any case, a hell of a lot more sensible than declaring classes based on numbers pulled out of someone's ass.

Comment Re:Democracy. (Score 0) 356

Your statement is also close to the truth. What's happening in America today is both the working-class and the upper-class are voting to steal from the middle-class.

The main problem today is nobody even knows what the middle-class is. It is not people who work a job that makes good money. Those are still working class. The middle class is small business owners. Period.

Without them a nation goes to shit and we've been fucking them from both ends with class warfare bullshit for decades.

Comment Re:They found the farts of God! (Score 2, Interesting) 220

Atheism is the lack of belief in gods. Nothing more. And you know it. Your willfully dishonest assignment of additional traits makes you guilty of precisely what you accuse your parent poster of.

You, sir, are a dumbass and in dire need of a dictionary.

atheism [ey-thee-iz-uhm] noun
1. the doctrine or belief that there is no God.
2. disbelief in the existence of a supreme being or beings

Atheism is an affirmative statement of belief in a position that has precisely as much empirical evidence supporting it as do the beliefs in the christian god, the islamic god, kali, or the flying spaghetti monster.

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