TED Conversations

This conversation is closed.

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?

Share:

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.

  • Apr 10 2013: There will never be social equality while wealth is determined by how many assets or material possessions one owns, or how much money one has.

    Only when the human race has evolved to a point where we understand that the earth and it's resources are not for private ownership and money is consigned to the history books can equality prevail.

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.