JTOL0011 Life isn’t fair Excuse You (or Thoughts on Inequality Part 1)

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I will annotate as soon as I am able to! Wanted to get this out.

00:00 Hi 🙂
00:28 The fundamental existence of inequality in the world.
02:20 When is it no longer easy to accept inequality for many people?
03:14 Why does it work so well to ask others if they don’t care about poor people?
04:04 My main argument, against a specific method of responding to income inequality.
05:05 On the question of deciding who “deserves” better when wealth is not initially distributed but earned in a productivity and rewards based economy.
06:32 Ways to deal with an uncomfortable situation, long term vs. short term thinking.
07:05 On independence vs dependence and the impersonal decision-making of the state.
07:47 The morality of force vs. persuasion to have others lend a helping hand.


Originally Published on May 24, 2017

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