Capitalism really just luck

Discussion in 'Finance' started by Pardy, May 10, 2014.

  1. Pardy

    Pardy Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Kim Kardashian makes $53 million per year for doing nothing. Just sayin'.
     
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    maat Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    This is complete rubish. Ones poorness is not based in any luck. You can have people with same skills and the same job at the same company and one can end up rich while the other poor based primarily on their choices made.

    Redistribution itself is an evil premise. It is pure theft. It justifies taking money from one of the men who did not have poor habits(smoking, drinking, gambling) and who chose to save and invest and gives to the other man who made the poor choices.
     
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    Meta777 Moderator Staff Member

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    Isn't whether or not you're born into a rich or poor family based on luck? I keep hearing a lot about Kim Kardashian recently.

    -Meta
     
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    maat Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Who's paying her?
     
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    Longshot Well-Known Member

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    As long as it doesn't involve encroaching on other people or their property, then I'm fine with that.
     
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    MeshugeMikey New Member

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    EXCELLENT!!!
     
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    Most people in the one-percent were born in middle-class families (i.e. Anthony Scaramucci who is a multi-millionaire and was born into a middle-class family). I hate when people claim that to be rich, you much start rich. You mean to tell me that Ingvar Kamprad (founder of IKEA) who was born on a farm in Sweden started off rich? Because, to be quite honest, I know absolutely zero wealthy farmers.
     

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