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EDITORIALS & OP-EDS / Why a neoliberal society can’t survive
Date of publication at Tlaxcala: 07/11/2018
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Why a neoliberal society can’t survive

T.J. Coles

 

Humans are complicated creatures. We are both cooperative and sectarian. We tend to be cooperative within in-groups (e.g., a trade union) whilst competing against out-groups (e.g., a business confederation). But complex societies such as ours also force us to cooperate with out-groups – in neighbourhoods, at work, and so on. In social systems, natural selection favours cooperation. In addition, we are biased toward ethical behaviours, so cooperation and sharing are valuedin human societies. 

The day when the people knows the power it has

But what happens when we are forced into an economic system that makes us compete at every level? The logical outcome is societal decline or collapse.

Neoliberal dogma in the 20th Century

In “The Individual in Society,” Ludwig von Mises, teacher of Friedrich Hayek (the granddaddy of modern neoliberalism), wrote that in a contractual society, the employer is at the mercy of the mob. But in a self-interested market economy, “[t]he coordination of the autonomous actions of all individuals is accomplished by the operation of the market.” So, in this fantasy-world, employers can fire workers and replace them with cheaper ones without incurring the social costs associated with contractual societies. 

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Courtesy of Axis of Logic
Source: http://axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/Article_81711.shtml
Publication date of original article: 25/10/2018
URL of this page : http://www.tlaxcala-int.org/article.asp?reference=24545

 

Tags: NeoliberalismCapitalismEconomy
 

 
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