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What Would Society Look Like If Extreme Wealth Were Impossible?

By Christine Emba

Explore limitarianism, which challenges unlimited wealth accumulation in society by advocating for upper limits on personal wealth to promote societal equity and overall well-being. Drawing on philosopher Ingrid Robeyns's insights, it prompts a reassessment of beliefs regarding wealth and human value, envisioning a global shift away from extreme affluence.

Though not explicitly referencing Baha'i Teachings, limitarianism aligns with the Baha'i principle of eliminating the extremes of poverty and wealth to ensure universal access to basic necessities and dignified living. By advocating for limits on personal wealth and addressing systemic inequalities, it aligns with the Baha'i emphasis on social justice and compassion.

Consider how limitarianism fosters a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness between economic justice and societal well-being. This encourages reflection on how societal structures can better reflect principles of equity and compassion, contributing to a more just and harmonious world.

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