Sunday, August 16, 2009

Regurgitating Thatcher

Isn't it funny that they never fail to regurgitate this tired old line:

"The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money."
- British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

I guess they forget that the world has moved on from that moment, and is learning a more important lesson. That money is the issue. That the worry about money hardly trumps the issue we're facing. So to update that statement:

The problem with careless unsustainable capitalistic growth is that eventually the rest of the living world runs out of resources that you exploit to make your money.

That's my quote, but you may use it if you see fit.