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If Govt redistributed wealth in US exactly equal to all, WHY would this be bad?

People would still work and do what they do now, but not for a paycheck, for the greater good of their brothers and sisters. Then ALLLLLLLLL this money that Corporations make and investment bankers make and entreprenuers make...... would be used for the greater good of all humanity..... this would excite investment bankers and heads of corporations to be more productive than ever because they will feel good ALLLL that earned money will go towards the benefit of all society....and then the economy will go up very high Also I like the idea of land sharing..... If all the land you own and I own and all the farmland becomes shared common property of everybody, then there would be a Great Leap Forward in America as people would come together for the common good and grow all kinds of foods and collectively build their lands as one and share all houses together

Asked By: Eric S - 8/13/2011
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The Soviet Union, North Korea, & Cuba was or still is under this concept. In land sharing nobody takes care of the land & the rightful owner looses part of his/her land to squatters or land poacher that gained favor from the government to divi up the land in favor of his/her family, relatives or clan much like how... More
Answered By: Blanco y egro - 8/13/2011
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Because I work harder that you.
Answered By: Michael Trenkle - 8/13/2011
 
Because there is no equal effort.
Answered By: the blunt truth! - 8/13/2011
 
Yup That is what happened in USSR ... and look at how it ended there...
Answered By: BadWolf63 - 8/13/2011
 
your idea would work if everybody worked....half the country will always try to reap rewards without making any contributions....
Answered By: Sloppy Noggin - 8/13/2011
 
Oh yes, everyone would still work for the good of everyone else - because we have SOOOOOOOO many people like that out there
Answered By: Excuse Me - 8/13/2011
 
There's not enough patience in me to explain something I doubt you'll understand to begin with. Nevermind. But just leave quietly with the thought in mind that you don't grasp concepts well or understand future consequences of current actions too well - and that you're a tragic person & horrifically wrong.
Answered By: Rogue Pilot Over Camp David - 8/13/2011
 
Because Americans have been brainswashed in to believing that social programs (or anything with SOCIAL) is bad. Greed, lots of selfishness , instant gratificatiom and simple stupidity reigns in the usa
Answered By: unicorn of 911 - 8/13/2011
 
d**n, you must not have ever earned a decent days pay in exchange for a hard days work. Most of the people I have worked with don't deserve an equal share.
Answered By: Uncomfortably NumbtoitAll - 8/13/2011
 
Yeah, good luck with that hopey, changey feeling
Answered By: Pete - 8/13/2011
 
I bet the crack addict with no job likes that idea too. And the homeless drunk who chugs a bottle every four hours. And the irresponsible woman with no husband or job, who popped out 5 kids from 4 different men. I bet they all love that idea.
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Answered By: Lynn - 8/13/2011
 
Rich people would get very upset that they could no longer make money by killing people. ∠°)
Answered By: Angela Q - 8/13/2011
 
For starters, you probably wouldn't have that computer you're using, the internet wouldn't be available and all of the little things you take for granted wouldn't exist. You would be standing in a long line to get poor quality shoes that don't fit or toilet paper... More
Answered By: Liddel - 8/13/2011
 
Why would you work hard if you are going to get the same amount as someone who didn't work at all... More
Answered By: gyt - 8/13/2011
 
Why should I bust my h**p to provide for my family and see the product of that hard work go to some lazy bum, who won't turn his hand to anything but the remote and a beer bottle. Or, some woman who has a kid every other year by a different man... More
Answered By: Lady Snowblossom - 8/13/2011
 
no, you would have people that would not work and would still get their share, others would see that and stop working and sooner or later everyone would stop working because they are tired of supporting the ones that wont work.
Answered By: cry baby liberal - 8/13/2011
 
The welfare bums would be back on welfare in exactly 3 weeks. Yeah, great liberal idea. Pity that it's typically stupid and narrow minded.
Answered By: Death by Crap music - 8/13/2011
 
Incentives. Or, more specifically, lack of incentives... More
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Answered By: Chem Flunky - 8/13/2011
 
Now, if only we could brainwash the entire world population to think like you, our problems would be solved. But, we would also need to alter our primitive DNA, which compels us as individuals to hoard in preparation for a "rainy day", which is inherit to self survival AND survival of our species.
Answered By: YB Logical - 8/13/2011
 
If it wasn't done voluntarily, it would be immoral, and since using government to do it means it would be done by force - the law - that means it would be immoral... More
Answered By: Michael Harris - 8/13/2011
 
Communism has never worked and will never work. It can only work if you control everybody's mind to think exactly the same. True Communism is not control of goods, services and money - it is total mind control.
Answered By: wimpy u - 8/13/2011
 
you are 100 per cent wrong, look at the ones not working now how many are sitting on their butts now not even trying to find any work of any kind, who would have the money to build the corporations or buy equipment, they would do just like they are doing ow buying foreign made products made by China or asian countries... More
Answered By: red top - 8/13/2011
 
One problem my friend... More
Answered By: Cheesesticks - 8/13/2011
 
Great Leap Forward? Where and when did you read Mao's Little Red Book? Since when did the ideology of Karl Marx (a lazy sloth) intrude into your mind. Then take root? This nation has one of it's building blocks set firmly. The Right of property... More
Answered By: DFTR - 8/13/2011
 
You're either joking or hopelessly brainwashed. Government control of all the land is a goal of UN Agenda 21. Let me guess, you don't own any land, and you work at WalMart.
Answered By: hwinnum - 8/13/2011
 
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