If there’s any objectively false information in the piece, I’d be happy to hear you out. I strive to ensure that every factual claim I make is backed up by sources (often found in the links in the piece).

It seems to me that you and I merely have a difference of opinion with respect to the concept of inequality, which is totally fine of course, though not the same thing as false information.

“Massive wealth inequality can be and often is a problem, or at least exposes certain other problems. I don’t argue against that at all. But inequality itself is also an inevitability in any free society. Different occupations are more valuable than others. Different skills are more valuable than others. No two people are going to make the same exact amount of money because no two people make the same exact life choices or possess the same exact skill sets. That’s inequality, and I personally feel that that’s not a problem in itself, although it can become one under the right circumstances, as it has here in the U.S., where the gap between the top and bottom has revealed critically important systemic issues that desperately need addressing (healthcare, education, etc.).

In any case, that’s just my take on the subject. Thanks for reading and commenting. I appreciate it!

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