When your most elite, most powerful members of society, adopt a strategy of what Bastiat, the famous french economist called plundering, then as he said, they will develop a morality that doesn’t simply permit plundering, but valorises it. And when that happens the moral structures of the society will inevitably deteriorate. In the upper classes that leads to polite looting. In the underclasses that leads to street looting.
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