I shouldn’t be arguing economics. The problems with capitalism can’t be solve with the assumptions and paradigms within it.
It really is a matter of the heart. We have been honing the mind for a few thousand years since the beginning of civilization at the expense of the heart. Our hearts are not part of the input of our being any more.
When you consider that if the wheat, rice, and other grains produced throughout the world were distributed equally to all the world’s peoples, each individual would receive 3,600 calories per day, well above the average U.S. recommended daily allowances; and when you consider that the U.S. throws away enough food every year (it’s increasing) to feed 25,000,000 people, and you consider that 9,000,000 children die every year from starvation and then it doesn’t change you? It doesn’t cause you to reconsider the very way that government, economics, education, society, and culture work?
Something is seriously and insanely wrong with your capacity to love.