Originally Posted by patteeu
We're talking about who benefits from our society. We can compare it to some hypothetical state of nature if you want, but I think it makes more sense to compare it to other societies that actually exist.
You are correct. And among other developed first world nations, we are dead last for how we treat our poor, income inequality, education, worker compensation, vacation time, sick time, health care.
Continue to compare ourselves to third world countries to make a point, we'll continue to laugh. You can only do that because First World Countries are kicking our butt.