Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Like all good ideas, of course, I'm not the first one to realize that the “capital” class makes money at a faster rate than 90% of the population.

I'm interested in reading this book, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” by Thomas Piketty.

Since the dawn of history, 2000 years ago, the return on investment for capital has always exceeded the rate of growth of the overall economy.

I was talking about the rate of inflation. But we could have been talking about GDP. GDP hasn't grown a lot in North America and Western Europe over the past 50 years.

At least I'm not crazy.

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