…s have a cost to the rich, through inflation or so on, as pseudo libertarians argue? Nope. Why not? Let us say we give free education to everyone. Some genius creates a cure for cancer. Everyone benefits, even the rich. No one loses. Furthermore, it is hard to see what is gained by the rich having yet more luxury yachts – especially when the price is great breakthroughs like cancer cures.
…words. You yourself are your only moral judge. I am nobody at all. All this is just an observation. The moment that you think “all that cannot happen here! That is impossible, we are civilized!” — that is arrogance, and that is the very moment that you create the possibility of it happening here. Complicity or negligence — perhaps both.