Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 6 months ago

is pure capitalism possible?

6 Answers

  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    Yes, but free markets never stay free for long. Competition always has winners and losers. Losers go out of business, winners acquire (semi-)monopolies.

    Capitalism (especially unregulated) is also very susceptible to porkcycles: When prices are high people overinvest, which causes overproduction that lowers prices and causes bankruptcies, which increases prices again

  • Not if our government doesn't allow monopolies. 

  • 6 months ago

    Of course, its in effect everywhere. Even garage sales.

  • 6 months ago

    yes, but eventually you will get a  moderate to change it, followed by socialist followed by communist to tweak it just a little more. if they put in an air tight constitution limiting changes in any rule unless 90% of the population agreed ,they could do it, but i don't see it happening unless demark sells greenland to a trillionaire capitalist libertarian. 

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  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    no. all the world's economy is mixed capitalism (little socialism  mix to it, mostly capitalism)

    During the 19th century the ecomania were the most capitalistic . Unfortunately  , it cause a big inequality. 

  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    Pure capitalism is simply feudalism. It's simply the law of the wild. It's just the marketplace. Communism is everyone having the same, which doesn't really work when you want something from someone else that you don't have. You need incentive, but you also need general prosperity, or someone will just kill you and take your stuff, mug you or whatever. So, it's about finding the balance that causes the least suffering, and I suggest you look at the top ten happiest countries to see who you need to try to copy. You are 18th happiest in the USA. 

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