Originally Posted by Tyburn
No, Capitalism isnt distroyed by Greed...the problem is, its enhanced by Greed
...thats the problem. They say "its just business". The Morality brings boundaries to Capitalism, drop those boundaries and Capital gains can go further...Further then intended by your forefathers...its holding to that saying, "give a centimetre and they'll take an inch" its about abusing the Freedom.
Greed has taken over. Now you see what this lady has done with missuse of the Freedom she has been given.
How do we start to...re-address the ballence Nathan
How do we put the charity, mercy, and morality BACK into capitalism
Wrong, that's like saying that Christianity is "enhanced" by greed because men like Jim Baker and Benny Hinn swindle people out of money by claiming that it is going to GOD.
Like Christianity, people can manipulate capitalism to suit their selfish ambitions, but it doesn't mean that capitalism is inherently about greed.
You're assuming that the goal of capitalism is to get rich. That's not necessarily the case. Many people just have the wish to be able to make a living doing something that they love. Only a free-market, capitalist society provides the freedom to do that. Not everyone desires to be rich.
What you are seeing a corrupted version of capitalism in America today, not what was originally intended by our founders.