Men who have been soundly identified by capitalist success as having unique skills in private enterprise, profit building, and competition then turn around and seek to build monuments to themselves through public venture, non-profits, and sentimental demonstrations of co-operation. It’s a little like the world’s greatest poet trying to say thanks to society by painting us a mural. It’s a nice thought, but shouldn’t he really be writing us a poem?He's not against charity entirely, but he thinks the money could be better spent. Interesting.
Monday, June 26, 2006
Charity Maybe Not So Good
I think Mac Johnson makes some great points about the lost opportunity when the super rich to give all their money to foundations and charities:
Posted by Tom at 9:21 AM