Operating from a mindset of abundance and interconnectedness we can discover that gratitude, service to others, and generosity promote greater abundance, security, and self fulfillment. Start with family, friends, neighbors, and local community members. Notice what feelings come up as you do so, both in you and in others. If the point of capitalism was to share and redistribute wealth and resources rather than accumulate them perhaps the large majority of participants would operate in similar fashion, working together for the common good.
A mindset built upon perceptions of scarcity, inadequacy, or deficiency in combination with self-centered individualism results in greed. In our current upside down economic system wealth is extracted from workers and consumers to enrich corporations and businesses who then invest in more ways to continue to accumulate wealth. It reminds me of the game Monopoly, which ended up in disappointment for all but one player. We are told by those who trust in capitalism that there are no other good alternatives, so what can we do? In the case of Monopoly we declared the game over, everyone returned accumulated assets, then they were divided up equally to start a new game. If wealth was periodically redistributed within our economic system, perhaps the game could go on and lessen the rewards for being greedy.
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