Capitalism, they say, contains in itself the seeds of its own destruction, because it finances the emergence of a leisure class of intellectuals whose main occupation is denouncing capitalism.
G.A. Cohen was one such miscreant.
For the health of society, he must be bled. And by the end of my eBook, he is an exsanguinated corpse.
This universe is not our true home. Why then are we here? If men live only one life as Christianity affirms, then perhaps this is a natural place to get one's eternal life started.
If, however, as I think, there is something to the doctrines of metempsychosis and suchlike, then we must admit that the main answer is to improve in all of our faculties.
But in that case, this universe is somewhat of a simulation: a boot camp for both the soul and the body.