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Is having a social class inevitable?

Will the gap between rich and poor be omnipresent? Can it be abolished? If you propose socialism to get rid of the classes, are you very sure the gap will not come back? Should we then solve this problem or leave it be?


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    Nov 5 2013: not sure of the answers, Cheyenne. Why are you asking these questions?
    • Nov 5 2013: i like socialism. but i'm not sure if it can maintain a classless society. care to give insights? :)
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        Nov 6 2013: Income disparities as you described to Fritzie is only based on definition and can thereby be changed and maintained as such as long as people agree on it. If this would define the whole of a social class to you, then this is not inevitable and only a matter of mutual agreement.
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        Nov 6 2013: well, I can give you my opinion, but to me it seems stronger to clarify your position. Cheyenne, do you want a classless society? What class do you consider yourself to occupy right now? What class do you anticipate you will occupy in later life, do you think you will be upper class, middle, or lower?
        • Nov 7 2013: because i learned that being defined in a certain class is downgrading to other people - not in a moral sense, but in the economic one - it causes a division among people. people belonging in the lower class tend to be more stepped on by the people above them. although these lower class people always have the option to simply not to feel too downgraded and rise above the judgments, they basically can't because such violation pushes them to remain in that class no matter how hard they try to liberate themselves from the abuses of society.

          yes, i want a classless society. but i'm not sure if this will happen and if socialism is the answer.

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