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Old 03-07-2013, 12:12 PM   #31
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Yet some people are probably perfectly happy of just scraping by with a nice big family instead of putting that on the future, work their ass off trying to join the wealthy.
yes, i'm sure people with big families don't work their asses off and don't put nearly as much effort as the ones who "join the wealthy"
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:27 PM   #32
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In other words, if everybody earned the same amount of money, who would be the ones becoming architects, doctors, university professors? Could it be that we'd get a scenario where they'd end up being the same people as now?
Absolutely not. I love what I am studying, and I love the idea of eventually working as a doctor. But if I, as a future doctor, were to earn as much as a nurse, I would become a nurse. And this isn't the best example, because nurses have Higher Educations too.

Different incomes exist for a reason, but that doesn't mean the distribution and the differences are well applied.

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some of you are missing the point. the video isn't proposing complete wealth equality. it's complaining about what they and I perceive as an extreme wealth inequality. extreme enough to the point one can regard it as unfair.
True. But what are your suggestions for change? This curve is now very difficult to change because it's a snowball, really.
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:46 PM   #33
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Absolutely not. I love what I am studying, and I love the idea of eventually working as a doctor. But if I, as a future doctor, were to earn as much as a nurse, I would become a nurse. And this isn't the best example, because nurses have Higher Educations too.

Different incomes exist for a reason, but that doesn't mean the distribution and the differences are well applied.



True. But what are your suggestions for change? This curve is now very difficult to change because it's a snowball, really.
In Southern Europe they do. Not in Germany.
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In Southern Europe they do. Not in Germany.
Really? I had no idea!
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Really? I had no idea!
Yes. Nurses do vocational training at a further education school, but not at university.
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Yes. Nurses do vocational training at a further education school, but not at university.
In here they study for 4 years and u can study only in the university
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In here they study for 4 years and u can study only in the university
In here it's a Bachelor's degree. The school are called "University of Applied Sciences" but they don't give Master's degrees. I think it might be 4 years though.
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yes, i'm sure people with big families don't work their asses off and don't put nearly as much effort as the ones who "join the wealthy"
it's a net cost. You can work hard caring for family, doing volunteer work or whatever but it isn't gonna make you wealthy.

Talking effort purely to make money. Not effort in general. Big difference.
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If more knew the actual facts, I wonder what the impact would be on voting patterns and public pressure on politicians.

Most expect and consider a differential reasonable, but the extent of differential is extreme. The system is not working for the masses regardless of your political or economic views.
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If more knew the actual facts, I wonder what the impact would be on voting patterns and public pressure on politicians.

Most expect and consider a differential reasonable, but the extent of differential is extreme. The system is not working for the masses regardless of your political or economic views.
The facts are there for everyone to see, but sadly a large part of the voting population isn´t interested enough to find things out for themselves. They then become brainwashed by the empty promises every party makes just before the elections.
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Abraxas and his constant whine over America!
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