> There are whole books, nay, classes, nay, entire degrees devoted to studying
> taxes. We all like to think it's intuitive and that we're capable of
> tweaking a tax system to make it "better". Hey, even elected politicians
> think they're able to improve the tax system.
My early-thread ranting and tax-induced emotional distress aside, I'm not
actually proposing anything, nor do I think I have a handle on how to make it
"better." I'm just trying to understand and quantify the strengths and
weaknesses of various proposals, and get a grip on the various pro and con
arguments that get people heated up.
Once more, with feeling:
"Despite the occasional Ranterish enthusiasm of my language I am not
trying to construct political dogma."
-- Hakim Bey, from T.A.Z.
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