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“In tribal cultures, children benefitted from the fact that the lives of their parents were less onerous”: Planetmates reveal the family fortress, conforming underlings, Commandments of society’s elite, the “family jewels,” more

 “…Humans would rather have the “Joneses” be impressed with the amount and quality of their possessions … than to actually be happy. “Look again at that work you created in the care and feeding of kept planetmates—husbandry: The work has … Continue reading

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“ ‘Stores,’ or wealth, are the physical manifestation of human suffering”: The Planetmates on coerced labor, specialization and assembly lines, Marxism and surplus value, industrialization

“At any rate, in addition to all the extra work you brought into Nature through your controlling ways as it expressed itself in food production and storage, there is additional work involved in defending those stores. Unlike the “possessions” of … Continue reading

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