Quote Originally Posted by Janice View Post
Viewing the economy as a pie ............
If you view it as a pie you are doomed to believe that people get rich only if someone else gets poor. That's a poor model. Well, actually, it's worse than poor. It's just wrong.

It is a balloon; it gets bigger and smaller. There is no limit to how large it can become. Right now the world's GDP is about 64 trillion dollars...........................Still growing

The pie model gives those of modest means the chance to justify their modest means by claiming that they have no wish to take away from someone else. It's a cop out.