[ExI] Correlation between violence and inequality
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Mon Jan 30 14:58:49 UTC 2017
I am curious to hear of alternatives beyond legal expropriation via
"progressive" taxation which is of course conducted at gunpoint.
On Jan 30, 2017 6:12 AM, "BillK" <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 30 January 2017 at 01:08, Rafal Smigrodzki wrote:
> > ### What evil garbage. He is so pissed off at other people having more
> > than him that "harder" methods of bringing others to his level seem like
> > good idea. If a billion people or so get killed in making that omelet,
> > cares, they are just statistics.
> I don't see him proposing any methods that might upset your worldview.
> He is analysing history and pointing out that huge concentrations of
> wealth have always been disrupted and redistributed by one method or
> another and usually by violent means.
> This suggests that our present increasing concentration of wealth (and
> corresponding decreasing living standards of most of the population)
> is about to be disrupted and it would be helpful to consider possible
> ways of reducing the imminent violent chaos.
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