Mar 31, 2020
N/B: This series of episodes was written before the coronavirus
pandemic. I've decided the best thing to do is to present them as
was and maybe have another episode reflecting on what the pandemic
means for their conclusions later on.
Walter Schiedel's book The Great Leveller posits that in societies, economic inequality tends to inexorably increase over time until some catastrophe comes along that levels the entire population.
Is this our fate?