The Hope house is very unusual, sort of science-fiction-y.
Totally spot on!
I spent three days in a UHaul listening to a guy espousing just this sort of higher minded spiritualism, where only the motive mattered and profit was something evil.
He actually said socialism and communism are higher ideals because everyone is equal.
I kid you not.
I informed him the communism and socialism are systems that subsume one to the collective, in which you are assimilated, with your ego, ideas and personage are run by some amorphous organization.
Besides, this systems have been disproven over and over and over, again and again and again.
So he tells me they just haven’t had enough time to work.
So I infirm him that they are mathematically unworkable and have no direction to go except implosion.
Witness the USSR and consider every single country that were once satellite states of the evil empire.
Every last one of them are financially superior performers when benched against the Soviet Union.
The people of Venezuela have suffered as have the people of Argentina but, nothing like this 8 million souls living on a concentration camp known as Cuba. socialism works so well in that hell hole that the inhabitants are forced into extraordinary restoration of 1950’s era vehicles because they can’t afford a modern car or they are simply unavailable to them.
I educated him regarding our first dalience with socialism during the Manpower Compact.
He had so much drivel that made no sense and he knew it when the ride was over.
Sadly, he is at an age when he has to resort to demanding “We The People” should support him, as he has no means(initiative) to support himself and he will in a few years reach so called retirement age.
I will do a vanity on this insane conversation that in the end