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Conclusion

A CASE FOR CAPITALISM Capitalism has come under severe attack during this financial crisis. Many people believe capitalists are greedy, corrupt, and evil. Granted, many are. Yet, if you look at what true capitalists do, true capitalists only profit if and when they make life better, often saving us time and money. For example, the Wright Brothers were the first to fly, but it took capitalists to build an airline industry, making flying safe and affordable for the masses. Today, I am happy to pay for an airline ticket because flying is easier, faster, and a lot less painful than walking, which we all would be doing if not for capitalists. The same is true for using my cell phone. I am able to do business anywhere in the world, even while on vacation. I am happy to pay for the use of my cell phone because it makes my life easier and makes me richer. General Electric, founded by Thomas Edison, not only makes life better through electricity, but also extends life through medical technology. I gladly pay for the benefits that GE medical products bring to my life. And what would I do without my Apple computer? I might never have written Rich Dad Poor Dad if not for Steve Jobs making the computer simple enough for a non-techie like me to use. The few dollars I spend on my computer make me millions of dollars each year. And my Ferrari, Bentley, Ford, or Porsche would be useless if the government did not tax car owners to build and repair our roads. 189

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