Comment: I don't think the speaker has thought his premise completely

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I don't think the speaker has thought his premise completely

through. The ones ultimately responsible for creating jobs are the salesmen, and the customers when they act as salespeople via word-of-mouth advertising. Some people seek the simple life, but most don't have to be 'trained' by a consumerist society to want nice/better/more things.

I had a point - I can just tell...

Oh yeah, here it is. His solution is to increase taxes on rich people, but I don't see how that would directly benefit the people. A statist solution would be to enforce a minimum wage, but there are strong libertarian arguments against such. Ultimately it rests on an educated consumer to support companies that choose to pay a living wage.

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