Лакеи, булочники и капиталисты?

Суть коммунистической революции, имевшей место в девятнадцатом и двадцатом веках, заключалась в сосредоточении капитала в руках правительства В последних десятилетиях двадцатого века по миру прокатилась контрреволюционная волна, носившая прямо противоположную цель, а именно как можно более широкое рассредоточение капитала посредством вовлечения в этот процесс всех и каждого в качестве владельцев собственности и капитала

Сегодня контрреволюция доводится до ее логического предела: если каждый может быть владельцем капитала, значит, каждый может быть капиталистом, включая парикмахеров, официантов и уборщиков мусора. Нас опять преследует призрак, но на этот раз это мечта истинной демократизации капитализма.

Однако превращение каждого в капиталиста может быть столь же невозможным как коммунистическая мечта превращения всех людей во вдохновленных социалистических рабочих. Интерес к загадочным принципам финансов всегда был склонностью, присущей людям, любящим размышлять над числовыми таблицами и изучать математические формулы Эти люди иногда достигают высокого уровня благосостояния, и, конечно, было бы желательно, чтобы все люди могли достичь этого. Но различные способности, слабости и психологические склонности мужчин и женщин делают это невозможным.

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