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the american system contains the seeds of its own salvation.
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this is because it is a democratic system based on the free market.
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metamitya
both democracy and the market are civilizational technologies relying on citizens' freedom.
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the exercise of this freedom by american citizens in a systemic and coordinated way by definition alters the system.
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the question is how best to exercise this freedom.
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one way is to exercise it as consumers through the market.
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similar to a political party, consumers can organize and demand change from the corporate entities who lobby washington.
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this can alter corporate behavior but bc of the parasitic relationship of corporations on our government we can impact government policy.
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