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We must make our choice, we may have [[Democracy]] or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few. But we can't have both. Louis Brandeis.  <ref name=Anderson>Kurt Anderson, ''Evil Geneuses'', Random House (2022)</ref>
 
We must make our choice, we may have [[Democracy]] or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few. But we can't have both. Louis Brandeis.  <ref name=Anderson>Kurt Anderson, ''Evil Geneuses'', Random House (2022)</ref>
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===Inequality===
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The wealth holders have always used their wealth to manipulate the system. In the feudal system it involved the struggle of the barons against the King. Once equality before the law was introduced, the wealth holders were at a disadvantage when taxes were controlled by the majority. But now they hired experts to game the democratic systems to their own advantage.
  
 
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[[Category: Philosophy]]
 
[[Category: Philosophy]]

Revision as of 09:20, 5 July 2022

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A form of government is the worst possible, except for all of the others.

Context

We must make our choice, we may have Democracy or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few. But we can't have both. Louis Brandeis. [1]

Problems

Inequality

The wealth holders have always used their wealth to manipulate the system. In the feudal system it involved the struggle of the barons against the King. Once equality before the law was introduced, the wealth holders were at a disadvantage when taxes were controlled by the majority. But now they hired experts to game the democratic systems to their own advantage.

References

  1. Kurt Anderson, Evil Geneuses, Random House (2022)