Extreme wealth is immoral. We live in a world of finite resources. Although you and I might be comfortable, billions of people all over the world are starving, sick and homeless. And yet, there are people out there who have more money than they can ever spend in a single lifetime. In my view, that's not just wrong, it's evil.

To put it another way, imagine you and several others were stranded on a deserted island. There's a very limited supply of food and water—barely enough for everyone. Wouldn't it be morally wrong for one person to amass more food than they can eat, while the remainder of the group struggled to survive? It's the same with billionaires. Extreme wealth to that degree simply shouldn't exist.
2mo ago
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JordanWords
Truth Seeker
@AlbertVern I agree completely. What’s amazing is how the average person has been brainwashed to defend billionaires and romanticize the acquisition of exorbitant wealth.
2mo ago

JonOsman
Here’s a thought
@AlbertVern If an enterprising individual creates a product that allows them to amass billions in wealth, who does the money belong to? The people? I don’t understand the logic there.
2mo ago

Ehrenbrite
Living a new life
@JonOsman It would belong to the individual. Few would argue that. The real question is, how much of that wealth should be paid back to the society that helped make it possible.
2mo ago

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