Unequal distribution of wealth

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    I'd like to know why the unequal distribution of wealth is a bad thing. This seems to be a major premise from those on the left, but it's like you just assume it's a bad thing without every really providing evidence or justifying the premise.
     
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    Because Obama says so. Of course, Obama just says what he's told to say.
     
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    The friction of the uneven dsitribution of wealth is the only incentive for self-actualization.
     
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    You may have to translate for some people here:)
     
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    Greed is the primes. Wanting what is NOT yours is the standard of the day.
     
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    Yes, but taking what isn't yours with the use of force is Robbery. Doesn't that bother anyone?
     
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    They got them a bad case of the "gimmmie gimmie's"
     
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    It bothers the shit out of me, mainly because its my pockets they are reaching into...and im not part of the 1%

    There is a romanticized notion of "robin hood" going on. Take from the rich and give to the poor.
     
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    I agree, but like many other things, the Left doesn't understand the story of Robin Hood.
     
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    depending on the circumstances of those on the low-end of an extremely polar wealth spread, it could be an indicator of the effectiveness and development of an economy. this caveat is the lacuna in arguments which try to cast the US in the light of impoverished nations with similar spreads. the 'poor' in the US are lower middle class. i think in the US, extremes of wealth create the spread instead of extremes of poverty. it indicates the extent of access afforded a few participants in our economy to international investment or commerce, with virtually all of those with massive wealth having this international significance.
     
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