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Myth of Economic Inequality

“M oral indignation is a standard strategy for endowing the idiot with dignity.”  --- Marshall McLuhan Economic inequality is a myth. It’s a chimera, a fantasy, a sour whine served with stale crackers and rotten cheese to hungry juveniles. Economic inequality is a tool of the inept and the incompetent trying, in vain, to compete against their betters. Yes, their betters. People who develop their skills, abilities, interests and temperaments are better people than those who depend on THE STATE to make their lives successful. We are born with equal rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Nature and the natural rights we enjoy because of nature cannot guarantee our success or happiness. Only we, as individuals, can do that. We are not all born with the same means to perfect those rights. Economic inequality is an excuse to debase one’s self and rescue pity from a lack of meaning. The myth of economic inequality is twice cursed; it curses those who fantasize it, an