Wealth and Human Nature

According to Oxfam the richest 1% of the people in the world own about as much as the remaining 99%. This is the kind of figure of which we have to be suspicious – as King Hal asked his men when he was told how far the French were at Agincourt “Who has measured the ground?”. The research may be inaccurate mainly because measuring the value of all the assets in the world is an impossible task. Continue reading