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Old 02-21-2012, 12:09 PM
 
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I completely agree with you that wealth should be measured by assets. The problem is that the US government and most Occupy protesters completely disagree. Almost all measurements of wealth by those groups is completely based upon income, not assets.
For the people that keep on mentioning the Occupy Movement (I'm not a part of it, support it or anything like that)

But my understanding of their complain is the disparity of "income" between the top 1% and everybody else, that today is higher than it's ever been in the last, I think 100 years.

In few words, they are complaining about the graph on the right side

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Old 02-22-2012, 06:55 AM
 
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The reason for "disparity" is that the upper limit for wealth is infinite, while the lower limit is always zero.
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