Comment: Monopoly Money

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Monopoly Money

There's something to be wrestled with here. There are two economic factors at play; money (debt and asset) and law (rule and right).

Public = Government
Private = Citizenry

Socialism:
Public Sector - Makes the money and the laws. Holds assets and obeys rules.
Private Sector - Makes nothing. Consumes assets and holds rights.

Capitalism:
Public Sector - Makes the laws. Consumes assets and obeys rules.
Private Sector - Makes the money. Holds assets and rights.

Fascism:
Public Sector - Makes the money and the laws. Holds and consumes assets and holds rights.
Private Sector - Makes nothing. Obeys rules.

This is a pretty simple breakdown, but the important thing to note is where the gun is.

The reason that the socialism doesn't exist is because, like the picture, it's silly to think the guy with the gun is just going to let the other guy have the money.

The reason that the capitalism is fading is because the guys who make the money start to make the laws.

The reason fascism is a common end state is because it's the reality of what happens when only one guy holds the gun.