- Capitalism and Alternatives -
a french one?
Posted by: Gee ( si ) on May 12, 1999 at 18:00:27:
In Reply to: Merit will bring forth a kiss - who could ask for more? posted by bill on May 12, 1999 at 13:37:03:
: the various displays of wealth (which after all are only meaningful as long as there exist a poor against which wealth can be measured)
I would suggest that 'displays of wealth' are buying education, health, leisure time and generally looking after yourself and your loved ones. In this context they are not relavent only as compared to the poor - but as measured in quality of life