Finnish Perspective

I thought I would list all the benefits we have experienced since feudalism was replaced by capitalism as the main economic model.

Feudalism exploited and enslaved the general populace – to one extent or another – to benefit a select few. Either through birthright or armed power. Quite often both. Under feudalism the means of production – both agricultural and industrial – were in the hands of the few. Acquired either from birthright or by force.

The end of feudalism was ostensibly to change this. It however did not.  In fact empires grew the strongest under capitalism.  Slavery and indentured servitude flourished under it. Countries and natives were colonized to acquire their wealth   and resources to benefit the capitalist owners in the mother country. Displaced and quite often eliminated or enslaved.

Personal gain was the driving force behind nearly all endeavors.  From adventurism to conquest. The monarchies that would continuously…

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