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Abolish Restaurants

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by Quint, Sep 23, 2006.

  1. Kent Wang

    Kent Wang Senior member Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    But then what will kennethpollock complain about?

    I find many of the illustrations humorous.
     
  2. Goblin

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    Free Che Guevara!
    (with the purchase of any large sandwich)
     
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    Mute Senior member

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    Some people clearly have very poor grasp on history and reality.
     
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    I'm defining a restaurant simply as someplace to get food outside of the home; so, unless everybody has someone at home to cook for them, there will by definition be restaurants.

    ..and you couldn't cook for yourself because of..?
     
  5. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Senior member

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    Free Che Guevara!
    Or at least eat at The Che Guevara Cafe.
     
  6. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Senior member

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    Restaurants are capitalist.

    So are most ISP's and computer manufacturers.
    And grocery stores.
    And farmers' markets.
    And farms.
     
  7. marc237

    marc237 Senior member

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    On a slightly more serious vein, there is nothing that stops a restaurant from running as a worker's collective. Each staff member would share proportionally in the profits of the establishment.
     
  8. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Senior member

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    Strongly disagree. It is a well documented historical fact that the collapse of the Aztecs was caused by the closing of ALL restaurants and inns during a period social experimentation. The middle class revolted and sided with the invading Spaniards, whom the middle-class wrongly thought were prepared to open restaurants in exchange for gold. Similar attempts to close restaurants in the midday and mandate boxed lunchs from home led to the infamous Boxed Rebellion in 19th Century China.

    It is never, ever a good idea to interfere with a man's inalienable right to dine out.

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  9. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Senior member

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    On a slightly more serious vein, there is nothing that stops a restaurant from running as a worker's collective. Each staff member would share proportionally in the profits of the establishment.
    But then it would still be capitalist, which apparently is a no-no.
     
  10. marc237

    marc237 Senior member

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    I thought the beauty of the collective is that each would share in the proceeds according to their work?
     
  11. marc237

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    On a complete tangent, if he had proposed eliminating law firm cafeterias, he would have drawn a sharp response indeed!
     

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