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The reality of wealth distribution - a visual representation

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posted on Mar, 28 2014 @ 11:29 PM
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Skyfloating
Not everyone wants to be rich, not everyone is meant to be rich, not everyone should be rich. In every area of life, be it sports or education, arts or economy people are different from one another. Attempts to make them all equal (which is the poorly concealed purpose of lamenting "wealth inequality") contradicts human nature, contradicts merit, and usually ends up making everyone equally poor.


Its one thing to make "all people equal" and it is another to realize that this system exploits the majority of people. Letting a relatively few people take and hoard the majority of resources contradicts human nature. In nature these people would be killed for being antisocial.




posted on Mar, 29 2014 @ 12:35 AM
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Skyfloating
Not everyone wants to be rich, not everyone is meant to be rich, not everyone should be rich. In every area of life, be it sports or education, arts or economy people are different from one another. Attempts to make them all equal (which is the poorly concealed purpose of lamenting "wealth inequality") contradicts human nature, contradicts merit, and usually ends up making everyone equally poor.


Its one thing to make "all people equal" and it is another to realize that this system exploits the majority of people. Letting a relatively few people take and hoard the majority of resources contradicts human nature. In nature these people would be killed for being antisocial.


That was awesome.
Brief and well said in making the distinction that many people fail to see in this issue.
xox



posted on Mar, 31 2014 @ 08:42 AM
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Thank you. People fail to realize that "wealth distribution" refers to more than the Robin Hood syndrome of taking from the rich to give to the poor. At the core of it is the lack of equal ACCESS to resources. The adage "It takes money to make money" has never been as true as it is now.



posted on Mar, 31 2014 @ 09:50 AM
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Skyfloating
Not everyone wants to be rich, not everyone is meant to be rich, not everyone should be rich. In every area of life, be it sports or education, arts or economy people are different from one another. Attempts to make them all equal (which is the poorly concealed purpose of lamenting "wealth inequality") contradicts human nature, contradicts merit, and usually ends up making everyone equally poor.


how do you possibly get what you say above, from what the OP posted??....do you even understand what the phrase "wealth inquality" is, as it pertains to the clip?" where do you get this "attempts to make them all equal".....what attempts?....there has been actual legislation with tax cuts for the wealthy, NAFTA and GATT treaties that sent millions of good paying jobs overseas, the elimination of pensions for every worker, EXCEPT for the upper executives, the elimination of company paid healthcare EXCEPT for the upper executives, H1B visas that bring in skilled workers from other countries who are basically, paid conscripts. minimum wage has not kept up with EITHER productivity gains or inflation. for the last 50 years, the vast majority of income gains have all gone to the top one percent. every honest statistical data point has shown that the poor and middle class have lost economically, directly do to the transfer of wealth to the top 1%



posted on Mar, 31 2014 @ 10:13 AM
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Agreed. Once we sign on and take a big drink of the kool-aid that accepts Wealth distribution as determined by those helpful employees of the Federal Government (We trust them..nothing ever goes wrong, eh)? We must accept that distribution will change...as the politics change. Once we give control, it'll remain there. We'll never get it back.

In those who support THIS form of it....will it be as happily accepted as necessary and just..when another George Bush is in the White House? (I know..some think history has stopped forever and power will never change again..but some think the Moon is made of cheese too..can't help that).

What is so evil about a lot of what is happening now is the same thing which made the Patriot Act evil. It's not how it's used the day after it begins. However, these precedents form policy and decisions for years or generations to come. Do we trust EVERY leader we have coming in the unknown future with these SAME new authorities and powers? Some we'll love...and some we'll HATE..they ALL get the SAME power we bestow upon those we like.

That should be enough to bring anyone up short on this stuff.



posted on Mar, 31 2014 @ 02:00 PM
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