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Big fish do not necessarily eat little fish

  • Harun Yahya

Jakarta   /   Fri, September 30 2016   /  08:49 am

In the economic model we see today, the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. Even though economists give different names to the current economic system, it has one base: Social Darwinism. Social Darwinism adheres to the idea that life is a place for struggle and that people are free to do anything to survive and win in this “wild” environment.

Wild capitalism is still apparent today. It employs ruthless methods but its biggest error is that it recognizes no boundaries to the exploitation or elimination of weaker business enterprises or poorer individuals are to be exploited or eliminated. The expression, “the big fish eat the little fish” outlines the situation quite well.

During the 20th century, we encountered two main economic models: the liberal economic model based on private property and free markets and the socialist economic model based on state proper...