ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Who Are “The Rich?”

Photo by Vidar Nordli-Mathisen on Unsplash

There’s a lot of talk about income inequality these days. We bemoan the increasing wealth of the top 1% and say things like “the rich just keep getting richer.” But how much truth is there to the rhetoric surrounding this issue?

Less than you may think. This topic, like so many other politically popular and emotionally charged topics, is full of logical fallacies and rhetorical tricks that distort what’s really going on.

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Jake Meiss

Jake Meiss

I'm an electrical engineer with a passion for ideas. Christianity, philosophy, politics, worldview, and social commentary.