The Inequality Bogeyman – Thomas Sowell – Page full

Too many discussions of large fortunes attribute them to \”greed\” — as if wanting a lot of money is enough to cause other people to hand it over to you. It is a childish idea, when you stop and think about it — but who stops and thinks these days?

The transfer of money was a zero-sum process. What increased the wealth of society was Rockefeller\’s cheap kerosene that added hundreds of hours of light to people\’s lives annually.

The Inequality Bogeyman – Thomas Sowell – Page full.