Leading experts in the water industry claim that water is the next oil. In next couple decades, we will see rampant population growth running headlong into waning water supply. The UN claims that 31 countries are now facing water scarcity issues while 1 billion lack access to clean drinking water. It’s not that the water […]
We’re having a lively debate here at the Avocado Jungle on the limits, if any, to profit. Is it okay to profit off of the poor and sick? Is there a need to regulate such ideas? Are there things we should just do for one another so that everyone benefits equally?
March 9, 2010, at 8:10 am — Blogs
/ THEME: Profit
The concept of profit in a capitalist society is essentially devoid of ethical considerations. There is one goal: increase net profit. Profit sucks out the soul of humanity: any help needed comes with a price tag; all price tags come with an included and invisible mark up (pure-hearted charity excluded).
Welcome to the first AVJ Writers’ Debate! We’ll post an assertion to be argued for or against, and ask all of our writers to come to the table for a good honest debate. Comments are now open to all readers. ASSERTION: The government should help to ensure that no business profits excessively off the sick, disabled, or poor.
Profit seems to be to music as The Force is to Jedi knights. The right amount of money used in the right way can be the light from heaven for a band or musician. However, it can also be a true poison to honest art.