Reflections by Comrade Fidel
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF CAPITALISM
The search for the political truth will always be a difficult task even in our times, when science has placed in our hands a huge amount of knowledge. One of the most important was the possibility to know and study the fabulous power of the energy contained in matter.
The person who discovered that energy and its
possible use was a peaceful and amiable man who, despite being against violence
and war, asked the
The news received from the
How much longer these barbaric acts would last?
I will not expand on this, since these tragedies will continue to be seen, more and more, on television and in the entire press; they will be like the daily bread that is denied to those who have less. I will just quote the news received today from an important western news agency:
“Much of the coast of
“Any tsunami triggered by a magnitude 9 earthquake in
the Nankai Trough, which extends from the main Japanese
“A previous estimate in 2003 estimated that the
maximum height of the wave would be less than
But, there are no reasons to worry. Another piece of news dated two days ago, on March 30, could give us some peace of mind. It was published by a really well informed media. I’ll summarize it in just a few words: “If you were a soccer player, and Arab sheik or an executive of a big multinational, what kind of technology would make you sigh?
“Recently, some famous luxury shops in
“One million dollar TV sets, Ferrari camcorders and individual submarines are some of the fetish to delight millionaires.”
“The one million dollar TV set is the crown jewel.”
“In the case of ‘Apple’, the company has committed to deliver its new products on the same day they are launched in the market.”
“Let us suppose that we have left our mansion and we are already tired of hanging around with our yacht, limousine, helicopter or jet. We still have the choice to buy an individual submarine or a submarine for two persons.”
The offer goes on to advertise cells with stainless steel casings; 1.2 GHz and 8G memory processors; NFC technology to make payments through cell phones and Ferrari camcorders.
Capitalism, compatriots, is a truly wonderful thing! Maybe it is our fault that not every citizen has its own private submarine at the beach.
It was them, not me, who mixed up the Arab sheiks and
the executives of the big transnationals with the soccer players. The latter,
at least, entertain millions of persons and are not enemies of
Fidel Castro Ruz