Any sources for alternative use of 🧃 emoji?
"You will own nothing and be happy" — Red-baiting
The phrase "You will own nothing and be happy" could be taken as a misinformed jab at communism. (I say "misinformed" not out of sympathy towards communism, but in acknowledgment of the fact that it does draw a distinction between public property (property reserved for government use or available to all members of a community), private property (property reserved for corporate use), and personal property (property reserved for an individual or family unit); communism is okay with the first and third of those, but not the second. So communism in and of itself doesn't actually force people to "own nothing" (communism as interpreted by authoritarian regimes like the USSR, China, and North Korea might not live up to that), though knee-jerk fearmongers who hate communism as a matter of tribalistic principle may not be aware of that.
I was going to put all of this in the article as a footnote, but then I realized that I'm not aware of any far-right or alt-right sources using "You will own nothing and be happy" generally as a jab at the concept of communism rather than in the specific sense that the article already describes. I'm a bit hesitant to include information that doesn't actually reflect reality, so… does anyone actually say "you will own nothing and be happy" as though it's an aspect of communism? --Luigifan18 (talk) 19:11, 11 September 2023 (UTC)
- One could also make a distinction between "public" property and communal property, as conflating state ownership with communal ownership is fallacious in light of the fact that many cultures have practiced communal ownership of property without it being imposed from the top-down, ie meaningful public control as opposed to something like the USSR where the state dictated how property was used and to what end, ie it's not meaningful communal ownership of property. Carthage (talk) 19:22, 11 September 2023 (UTC)
I've seen the "Trump Derangement Syndrome" (TDS) thing turned on them in recent years, with a variant called "Trans Derangement Syndrome" (also TDS), i.e. right wingers who are constantly talking about trans people. (I don't think I need to explain the difference in actual "derangement" between talking a lot about a 1% minority you hate vs. talking a lot about the [former] President of the United States.) Chillpilled (talk) 20:50, 18 September 2023 (UTC)
- what are you expecting from terminally online losers? --Aethieizt (talk) 15:58, 22 September 2023 (UTC)
- That's a lotta links. Chillpilled (talk) 15:59, 22 September 2023 (UTC)
Working on this This being Gold
Currently I am working on this article by fixing the references. There seems to be a lot of Bare http links in this article. I would also add sources on some of the sections ←§ Reichtangle (talk) 18:35, 28 September 2023 (UTC)