You've described communism. Capitalism allows people to rise above their starting point. One could argue it's only the 'belief' that they can and the system won't actually allow them to, but I've seen too many people 'make it' to believe otherwise.I'd much prefer a system where one's life and livelihood doesn't require slaving away to enrich others while only receiving a tiny fraction of the wealth produced by their labor as compensation
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You (plural general) speak of capitalism as slavery. It's not. There is a choice involved. I'd concede western civilization builds cultures that ingrain certain beliefs that maintain the rat race, but there are alternatives available. Though, that's not really part of the impeachment discussion.