Originally Posted by drz
I do not accept the notion that capitalism requires people to suffer or that there is a need for a poor sector. It seems to me that capitalism works best in the presence of a strong middle class.
Yeah it needs a strong middle class, BUT someone has to be the poorest (Not like living in poverty, but the one with the littlest money). People have to have something that is not easy to obtain that they strive for such as financial freedom, it all depends on how you define rich and poor.