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The gulf between rich and poor is vast and growing. Where will it end? | Trevor Nunn | Opinion | The Guardian

‘The excess of the Louvre is so palpable, it’s not really surprising that the reaction against such opulence ultimately culminated in the French Revolution.’ Photograph: Carl Pendle/Alamy

From the very beginning, our species behaved hierarchically, just like chimpanzees, with whom we share a common ancestor. We have always colluded in the principle that some people are much more important than the rest, that some deserve the jewels, the gold, the wealth; and in a pyramid formation, society should be upheld by the have-not masses

Source: The gulf between rich and poor is vast and growing. Where will it end? | Trevor Nunn | Opinion | The Guardian

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4 comments on “The gulf between rich and poor is vast and growing. Where will it end? | Trevor Nunn | Opinion | The Guardian

  1. beetleypete
    07/09/2017

    When is enough enough? The eternal question, never really answered to my own satisfaction, that’s for sure. For most of the wealthy, it would seem that the answer is ‘never’.
    Best wishes, Pete. x

    Liked by 2 people

  2. hitandrun1964
    07/09/2017

    Terrifying in it’s implications of only the top and the bottom. Revolutions come from that.

    Liked by 1 person

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