On the Immorality of Capitalism


In the 1987 film Wall Street, the character Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) instantly became an icon when he uttered these words, “The point is, ladies and gentleman, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit. Greed, in all of its forms—greed for life, for money, for love, knowledge—has marked the upward surge of mankind.”

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://ordoevangelistarum.com/on-the-immorality-of-capitalism/