Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

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Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby TalkingPoint » Sat Aug 01, 2009 10:54 am

Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

What do YOU think?

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global: worldwide
wealth: riches, money
re-distribute: give (something) out again, share out again
evenly: in a balanced way; the same for everyone

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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby englishhelps » Sat Aug 01, 2009 11:44 am

Hhhm..that's a tough one. Logistically, I don't think that's possible. For starters, there is no governing body that has control over all the countries so it would be tough to do. Besides, I believe that all first world countries would be opposed to the idea. You can't blame them though. They've worked hard in order to provide for their country.

Besides, they do their part by extending aid to those who needs it. :)

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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby englishhelps » Fri Aug 07, 2009 7:19 pm

What do you guys think? :?:

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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby halfknot » Sat Aug 08, 2009 5:32 pm

It's an unreachable and senseless event. It's not fair to take someone's wealth just because he/she has more than other one. If one works harder than another, it's obvious that he/she deserves more money. Of course, there are lot of cases when the gifted one hardly lives with the ammount of money he/she has and a fool can buy his/her entire village. This isn't very fair neither, but you can't make justice with an injustice.
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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby englishhelps » Mon Aug 10, 2009 3:13 pm

^Hi, I see that you want to be corrected if there are mistakes in your post. I hope you don't mind. :)

It's an unreachable and senseless event.


You should use a different word instead of event. You can use something like strategy or something like that.

It's not fair to take someone's wealth just because he/she has more than other one


It should be he/she has more than the other one.

If one works harder than another


If one works harder than the other

ammount of money


amount of money

This isn't very fair neither


This isn't very fair either

Overall, your post is very good. The thought is there and it was very understandable. Keep up the good work!

The problem with the other countries is they sometimes ask too much and if it wasn't given, the rich countries are targeted as bad guys.

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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby halfknot » Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:16 pm

Thanks a lot for correcting me. I wasn't expecting that someone would really take his/her time to correct me but looks like I was wrong.
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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby englishhelps » Wed Aug 12, 2009 9:25 am

You're welcome. It's actually good that you are encouraging people to correct you. It pays off to welcome constructive criticisms. You're going to be more vigilant that way. Besides, we're here to learn and we need all the help we can get.

A more logical thing to do is to take care of a global wealth that we have been disregarding - our environment. If we take care of our environment as a whole, then the whole world will benefit from this global wealth.

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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby Vega » Wed Aug 12, 2009 3:25 pm

TalkingPoint wrote:Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

What do YOU think?



Let's think about consequences. First of all, it is a crisis in every segments of economy. If everyone will be rich, then nobody will work. We will have a lot of money, but there will be nothing to buy because no one goes to a factory, office, etc. and does daily job.

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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby halfknot » Wed Aug 12, 2009 6:38 pm

But redistributing the global wealth evenly doesn't mean we would all be rich. We could be just moderate. So we still need to work to get rich or at least, to survive.
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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby Nanning » Thu Aug 13, 2009 1:37 pm

Remember the theme of Beijing Olympics of 2008?
Yes, you are right! One world, one dream.
Can global wealth be distributed equally or evenly?
Yes, in your dream.

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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby englishhelps » Thu Aug 13, 2009 3:34 pm

Xkalibur wrote:
TalkingPoint wrote:Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

What do YOU think?



Let's think about consequences. First of all, it is a crisis in every segments of economy. If everyone will be rich, then nobody will work. We will have a lot of money, but there will be nothing to buy because no one goes to a factory, office, etc. and does daily job.


That's pretty good. I never thought of it that way. No one will do the jobs that is usually done by the poor.

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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby englishhelps » Thu Aug 13, 2009 3:36 pm

halfknot wrote:But redistributing the global wealth evenly doesn't mean we would all be rich. We could be just moderate. So we still need to work to get rich or at least, to survive.


But if we're all equal, who's going to do the jobs that were done by the poor? Let's say a poor man is now as equally rich as Bill Gates, who would do the job of the poor?

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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby englishhelps » Thu Aug 13, 2009 3:37 pm

Nanning wrote:Remember the theme of Beijing Olympics of 2008?
Yes, you are right! One world, one dream.
Can global wealth be distributed equally or evenly?
Yes, in your dream.


Yes, it will only happen in our dreams.

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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby halfknot » Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:50 pm

englishhelps wrote:But if we're all equal, who's going to do the jobs that were done by the poor? Let's say a poor man is now as equally rich as Bill Gates, who would do the job of the poor?


Just because we are all equal in wealth, doesn't make us equal everywhene. Some of us are stronger, some of us are smarter, some of us will get rich again, some of us will get rich for the first time and most of us will get poor.
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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby englishhelps » Fri Aug 14, 2009 8:27 am

halfknot wrote:
englishhelps wrote:But if we're all equal, who's going to do the jobs that were done by the poor? Let's say a poor man is now as equally rich as Bill Gates, who would do the job of the poor?


Just because we are all equal in wealth, doesn't make us equal everywhene. Some of us are stronger, some of us are smarter, some of us will get rich again, some of us will get rich for the first time and most of us will get poor.


Yes, but there are jobs that the rich wouldn't do. For example, dishwashing. Let's say that everyone is equal in terms of money. That means they are equal in stature. The person who used to wash dishes as a job wouldn't want to do it anymore. Since he's equally as rich as everyone, why would he settle for a lesser job? He'll probably just start his own business. No one would want to go back to doing blue collar jobs.

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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby Nanning » Fri Aug 14, 2009 9:10 am

Two points shall be made clear before we go on:
1. What is wealth?(money, stocks, women, diamond, property, cars,land, oil paintings, etc)
2. How evenly is really evenly? (geographically, per capita, by sex, by age, by country, or what else....)
Please define them, otherwise all is hot air.

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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby halfknot » Fri Aug 14, 2009 10:54 am

englishhelps wrote:
halfknot wrote:
englishhelps wrote:But if we're all equal, who's going to do the jobs that were done by the poor? Let's say a poor man is now as equally rich as Bill Gates, who would do the job of the poor?


Just because we are all equal in wealth, doesn't make us equal everywhene. Some of us are stronger, some of us are smarter, some of us will get rich again, some of us will get rich for the first time and most of us will get poor.


Yes, but there are jobs that the rich wouldn't do. For example, dishwashing. Let's say that everyone is equal in terms of money. That means they are equal in stature. The person who used to wash dishes as a job wouldn't want to do it anymore. Since he's equally as rich as everyone, why would he settle for a lesser job? He'll probably just start his own business. No one would want to go back to doing blue collar jobs.


Then how they would eat? Everyone will wash its dishes until the weak and the unlucky ones go bankruptcy.
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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby Tora » Fri Aug 14, 2009 1:42 pm

The whole idea of re-distribution the global wealth is absolutely preposterous. Firstly, the adverb 'evenly' every human beeing is tend to understand on his own way. And you may notice that right here, in this thread, one says evenly poor, others - evenly rich. Secondly, seeing someone richer than you is a huge stimulus to an ambitious, educated person, but for an ignorant lowbrow it's like blood in the water that causes revolutions. Working hard on a field that is becoming to your abilities, knowledge and education, besides if it's evenly(!) paid, - I suppose this is the key issue.

I'm convinced that the current people who, as you say, do the lower jobs like washing dishes or cleaning the streets - the job that surely must be more respected, suffer from that white collars that provide the financial bubble of unsupported by manufacturing bulk of money.

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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby englishhelps » Mon Aug 17, 2009 5:21 pm

A better strategy to do is get back wealth that was accumulated illegally. Like for the Philippines, a lot of our wealth was taken by our ex President Marcos and his wife and is in a Swiss bank. We should get it back. The same applies for other countries.

I think it would be better to say that the first world countries have a moral obligation to help out those in need. After all, we're in just one world.

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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby halfknot » Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:18 pm

By redistributing the global wealth evenly I understand the global amount of money / number of humans.
If it's much or not, I don't know, but I supposed it's medium.
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Re: Should global wealth be re-distributed evenly?

Postby englishhelps » Tue Aug 18, 2009 4:15 pm

Still, the fact remains that it's logistically impossible. It may sounds as if a noble cause, but down the line, it would affect the check and balance of the world.


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