FUNDAMENTALS OF NATURAL LAW: Who Feeds You, Rules You

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FUNDAMENTALS OF NATURAL LAW: Who Feeds You, Rules You

It has become something of an accepted maxim that income inequality is an evil or injustice.  What’s more, it is equally accepted that those on the low end of the income inequality re somehow victims who bear no responsibility in their economic situation.  Now, set aside the fact that these notions are decidedly Marxist in their perspective and, as such, suffers from all the internal fallacies as Marxism.  Just, for the sake of argument, let’s accept the assertion that income inequality is an evil totally outside the control of those whom it affects.  Let’s look at what this means in terms of the Marxist solution of wealth redistribution.  But first, let’s accept a simple assumption: that whoever feeds you is the person who controls you.  This is simple human nature, for, without food, you cannot sustain your life.  So, if you rely on someone other than yourself to sustain your life, that person effectively rules over and owns your life.  Now, let’s look at how redistribution of wealth is connected to this assumption.

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2 thoughts on “FUNDAMENTALS OF NATURAL LAW: Who Feeds You, Rules You

  1. As the eponymous hero of Frederick Marryat’s Mr. Midshipman Easy says, inequality of income would be unjust if it were not for the fact that happiness is not directly proportionate to wealth. As a matter of fact, the wealthy are often more miserable than the very poor despite the huge disparity in terms of income. But, Progressives can only think in terms of money and power rather than happiness.

    If the government becomes the breadwinner of the poor, then the poor are–essentially and unfortunately–the slaves of the government. We have too many of those in this culture, and the government ensures that they remain so.

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