~~Redistributing the wealth"
sharing the poverty
A farmer has two fields-one rocky and barren,
one of rich black loam.
Does he dig up the rich loam and scatter it over
the rocks? That is "redistributing the wealth",
which our social reformers demand. Same thing
as Marx's idea: "From each according to his
abilities; to each according to his needs."
But only a fool for a farmer would do that,
because then he'd have two poor fields, and
no good one.
The wise farmer...
522-'Redistributing the Wealth' = Sharing The Poverty.pdf