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Time for De-Billionairization?

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Time for De-Billionairization?

     Should the US lead the world in making it illegal and impossible to be a billionaire? Should a limit of $500 or $200 or $100 million be set as a limit to the wealth someone might possess?


Pro: Billionaires wealth give them too much power and human weakness cannot be trusted with it. Wealth should be judged based on the good a person does, not the money he or she has.  It would be possible to allow entrepreneurs to retain equity control of successful corporations without them having the money part of it. That might even be attractive-- a class of stock where the value is sold and rises and falls, but the equity is retained by the founder.

Cons: Money motivates innovation and investment.

Debillionairization could be done by legislation gradually implemented, so no new billionaires could evolve and no billionaires could leave descendants billion dollar fortunes. 

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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind.  Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives  one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big)  to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project. 

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