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KARL MARX, THE PROPHET OF GOONS – Part 2

There will always be economic inequalities in any society. Why? Quite simply because there are incredibly huge differences among people’s outlook on life, the importance they attach to wealth, their ambitions, their good and bad habits, the social pressures they experience … and so on and on.

Dreaming of an ideal society in which there are no economic inequalities is therefore being naive, foolish – or both! The dream does not match reality.

So then what does a person do? Does one simply sit with folded hands and shed tears that the world is not constructed according to one’s ideals?

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KARL MARX, THE PROPHET OF GOONS – Part 1

Popular myth is that Karl Marx, thinking deeply about life from within a library in London, came up with profound economic discoveries.

Dear Reader, does one discover deep truths of the real life from within the confines of a library? Today, would you trust a ‘profound thinker’ whose working day is spent surfing the web and theorising?

REALITY: One learns about real life and the economy by being out in the middle of economic action; by earning a living, talking with an open mind to workers, farmers, factory owners, shopkeepers – learning from them, understanding their lives, understanding what we all seek. The realities of economic life – extremely harsh though they may be – must be experienced before any workable solution is formulated and proffered to the world.

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