Sorry, you are wrong. You need to understand the basis of capitalism as it evolved and was formalized in the 18th century. A component of this was Bernard Mandeville’s famous philosophical treatise Fable of the Bees or Private Vices and Public Benefits in 1714. This was an effort to show that what were formally private vices could be used for public benefits against all traditional moral standards that saw no value in vice. This became a justification for the free market and capitalism as it channeled greed for public use. This has been argued ever since with a growing recognition that greed easily takes over capitalism and has done so. Most recently this was stated by Pope Francis who defined the evil of greed dominating capitalism.

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