With this article I’d like to talk to you about Money and how we as a Country are already rich, in comparison with the rest of the World.
Money is important to all of us. With it, we get to help people in need, go on vacations around the world; purchase our dream home and much more.
In our society, current popular belief seems to be that Money is the root of all evil. Well, philosopher Ayn Rand said: … Have you ever asked what is the root of money? Money is a tool of exchange, which can’t exist unless there are goods produced and people able to produce them. Money is the material shape of the principle that people who wish to deal with one another must deal by trade and give value for value. Money is not the tool of the moochers, who claim your product by tears; or of the looters, who take it from you by force. Only the people who produce make money possible. Why is it that popular belief considers this evil?
Many people want more money, but don’t want to go through the trouble of earning it. In the United States, we should define Money and the Standard of Living, because what we have accessible to us doesn’t fairly compare to the rest of the World.
Over 99% of the world’s population is not the United States of America.
Compared to the rest of the world, the average Citizen is already rich. There is a larger gap between the Standard of Living of the Rest of the World and our average Citizen, than there is between the average U.S. Citizen and the richest people in our country.
Our working class has just about everything the wealthiest people have, only a bit smaller. The working class has: Plenty of Food, a Home, a Car, a TV, a Savings Account, Debts, Freedom and exactly the same amount of time.
The life expectancy in our country is over 70 years, where the rest of the world is just over 40. We in the United States have over half of the total money on the planet. We also have over 70% of all the automobiles on earth.
When there is talk about inequality in the U.S. and the “Top 1%”, let’s first look at ourselves – as, we the people of the United States of America.
Now, how much Money does a U.S. Citizen really need?