Facebook founder and his wife have decided to give away 99% of their fortune. That is $ 45 billion.
Now, I know many will heap praise upon them for their generosity. Same deal when the Gates and Buffet did their give away announcement. But, I’m not so keen on this. I know, how heartless of me. How ungrateful.
Being grateful or not is my issue. Why, in an economy designed to make money from money, where labor has lost it’s power to assure proper distribution of the income earned from its productivity should I be heaping praise on those who are giving away massive amounts of money that was accumulated off the skewed economy put in place by those with the money to politically create this system?
Just how does them giving away money such that the masses have to in essence beg to get some of the benefit of such money provide equality in this economy?