Anonymous asked in Social ScienceEconomics · 1 month ago

if the rich people could somehow come up with a scheme to make everyone else twice as poor , would that make them twice as rich by proxy?

4 Answers

  • kswck2
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    The richest 400 people on the planet now control 60% of the wealth. So the starting pool of 'poor' and the starting pool of the 'rich' are not the same. It is doubtful there is enough wealth in the world for them to pull on. 

  • Oiy
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    Sure,the world economy is a  zero sum game.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    WRONG FORUM. Not related to Philosophy. Try the economics or sociology forum instead. 

  • 1 month ago

    No, that would assume that poor people own 66% of all the wealth.  This is laughably incorrect.

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