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Julio Lara

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Is the pursuit of financial wealth by itself "evil"?

One of most common advice I've heard growing up was to never work for the money. That we should do what makes us happy and wealth will follow. Even when I aknowledge this as true, it seems to me that money and the pursuit of financial wealth at least to some extend, has become "evil" in the minds of so many.

Why is not the pursuit of financial wealth regarded as noble as the search for love or some other virtue?

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  • Dec 16 2013: In “How to balance inequality” on Youtube, A few calls to a friend in the White House about an inheritance cap to let people redistribute their wealth fairly, realigns man's mission here with his natural, higher purpose.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98NHoNc5AI0

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