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Social Equality? So share the expenses of the wealthy, too.

Assuming socialism is right, the rich should give the poor their money. Why does it not also follow that the poor must also then share in the risks/debts/expenses/hard work/smart work/saving money which the wealthy use to create economic wealth?

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    Apr 3 2013: The funny thing about socialists and liberals is that they want everyone to be equal by bringing them all down to the same level, whereas capitalists want everyone to be equal by bringing them all up to the top.
    • Apr 3 2013: I am curious why do you think that capitalists want everyone to be equal by bringing them to the top?
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        Apr 3 2013: Poor people have no money to spend, which drags down the economy for everyone. The more money everyone has to spend, the more robust the economy, which raises the standard of living for us all.
        • Apr 3 2013: Yes I agree. However at the same time wealth in capitalism is created by not making employees millionaires but rather keeping the (labor) cost at minimum?
      • Apr 3 2013: Because the more high-level producers they have under them, the better they personally will do. Win-Win.
    • Apr 4 2013: Classic conservative straw man. I think most American leftists would prefer a Scandinavian system of mixed capitalism and socialism.

      If we had a Scandinavian system in the US, the vast majority of people would experience a great increase in "level," even if the

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