Re: Wealth Distribution

From: J. Goard (
Date: Tue Jul 24 2001 - 22:42:21 MDT

At 06:28 PM 7/24/01 -0700, Lee Corbin wrote:

>I claim that an *increase* in the *concentration* of top-class
>wealth is a positive sign, because (I also claim) it is so
>historically well-correlated with general advances in society
>and richer economies.

It is also worth considering that the subjective value acquired by the
marginal unit of monetary "wealth" will decrease as wealth increases;
hence, the standard-of-living gap could be closing while the monetary
wealth gap is widening.

J. Goard,
e-gold account #100592 (
The Beyond outside us is indeed swept away, and the
great undertaking of the Enlightenment complete;
but the Beyond *inside* us has become a new heaven
and calls us to renewed heaven-storming.
                                      --Max Stirner

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