Monday, October 02, 2017 by Martin Mavis
The Health Ranger eviscerates the liberal term “inequality” with this simple explanation of why everyone’s contribution to society is NOT equal.
Podcast Transcript: “One of the most common complaint terms that you hear among Progressives, is that there’s too much inequality in the world. You hear this from even Left-wing economists such as Robert Reich. “There is too much money being made by corporate CEO’s and not enough money being made by wage earners. We need to raise the minimum wage,” and so on. Now surely there’s some truth to the claim that income is not distributed equally. However, should it be? This is a very important question to ask yourself. Should everybody be paid the same, even though some people decide to work more than others? Some people decide to save more than others. Some people are more creative or more intelligent or more dedicated. Some people will spend their weekends studying to improve their value to society or going to school or learning a trade. Other people will spend their weekend partying and snorting coke and injecting heroin or whatever. Should all these people be paid the same? Really. Are all these people the exact same value to society? The very invocation of the term inequality is based on a false presupposition. It presupposes that everybody is equal in terms of their value and contribution to society. It’s self-evident, that’s not the case. Some people – like I said – work more than others. Some people have better ideas than others. Some people have more creative ideas. Some people are into innovation and invent incredible things…” Listen to the full podcast below: