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Forum Post: Support Your Local Entrepreneurs

Posted 2 years ago on Nov. 23, 2015, 8:52 a.m. EST by turbocharger (1756)
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The innovators, the inventors, the hustlers and the go-getters. We are currently squeezing them out with a horrific education system and bundles of regulations pushed onto us via large companies who hate competition.

Do everything you can this holiday season via your shopping to help support these incredible people, as they currently need all the help they can get.

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[-] 4 points by elf3 (3760) 1 year ago

Reality check: How exactly does one say start a business nowadays...I mean corporate rent, insurance...startup costs alone at minimum of 200,000 ...seriously anyone with a small business already had wealth, rich mummies and daddies, or some lottery earning s to start...so support buffy the hedgefund wife or daughter in her ingenious idea to sell some chemical infested yogurt squeezy station modelled after todays finest corpirations like Subway and MacDonalds?...fuck that

Also can you say...t..a..x s..h..e..l..t..e..r write offs and limited liability holdings.?

Their poor employees at the whim of some over inflated spoiled mood shifting bitch who views her employees as sub species betas who just don't possess her balls and brains...double fuck that ..eeeww on second thought just avoid working for or shopping anywhere...shop as little as you can anywhere...in fact make your own stuff the internet is a great resource...buy your supplies from small farmers and suppliers then DIYas much and as often as possible...

[-] 3 points by elf3 (3760) 1 year ago

Or become a farmer...we need you.

[-] 2 points by turbocharger (1756) 1 year ago

Yup, its a disaster. The system is squeezing out all the up-and-comers in favor of the big national corporations.

And the people keep voting for more of it.

[-] 4 points by beautifulworld (22801) 2 years ago

No brainer. Shop local. Happy Thanksgiving, turbo!

[-] 0 points by turbocharger (1756) 1 year ago

The other day you said you could care less about innovation, and that kind of stuck with me.

Try to keep in mind that our ability to innovate - and that drive to progress - is what has taken us out of the caves like animals and into this incredible lifestyle.

[-] 2 points by beautifulworld (22801) 1 year ago

Innovation means nothing when their are people suffering, when it creates suffering. Fix that first, then everyone will have equal opportunity to innovate. And, billions do not live on this earth in an "incredible lifestyle." I'm for all people, not just some.

[-] 1 points by turbocharger (1756) 1 year ago

Sometimes its that suffering that creates the innovation, right? Besides, solving that problem of suffering alone takes innovation.

You are right about a significant portion of our global population, I was speaking specifically to what we have set up over here.

[-] 2 points by beautifulworld (22801) 1 year ago

I think, if we had a Basic Income Guarantee and Universal Healthcare, that then, everyone would have an equal shot at innovation. Right now, if you're poor and working to survive in debt, you can forget about innovating anything, you haven't got time. You have too much anxiety about your daily life.

I hear what you are saying, but please don't forget that 42% of African American kids are being raised in poverty and that 21% of ALL American children live in poverty. 1 in 7 remain on food stamps. I mean, it isn't all that great here. Do I live an "incredible lifestyle," do you? Probably, definitely, in comparison to many, but there are millions in the U.S. who do not and they are voiceless.

[-] 2 points by MattHolck0 (3867) 1 year ago

the world is not a competition

food stamps can be an important base to guaranteed basic income

too bad we pay more for rent

[-] 1 points by MattHolck0 (3867) 1 year ago

I'll go hang myself

all education is good