Ivan Raszl Posted February 25, 2011 Report Share Posted February 25, 2011 I'm an objectivist and I have a question that is not totally clear to me. Anyone seen the Zeigeist movies? What do you think about the idea that the current monetary system is killing our planet because there is no incentive in the capitalist system to protect non-renewable resources and nature in general. You guys helped me with the issues of the ocean pollutions saying that if the oceans would owned by individuals there would be a good reason to protect them by those who own them and governments would protect these private properties as well. But this doesn't really work with non-renewable resources, does it? If somebody owns a land like Saudi Arabia it's in their interest to extract all the oil, sell it and let it burn. They are not really interested in keeping it in the ground for future generations. Any guidance on how to think about these issues would be helpful! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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