Thursday, 12 October 2023

Tributes for eccentric US philanthropist Chuck Feeney, Queensland science's 'champion of giving' - ABC News

quote [ For Queensland scientists, the rustle of a plastic bag was what announced the arrival of "penniless" billionaire Chuck Feeney. ]

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stv179 said @ 2:40pm GMT on 12th Oct
Having mixed feelings about rich people giving away money - certainly better than keeping it or spending it mindlessly but is it really necessary to become so rich in the first place?
steele said @ 5:37pm GMT on 12th Oct
What could be more democratic than letting a handful of individual control the majority of resources?
stv179 said @ 7:05pm GMT on 12th Oct
Letting the money vote - that's closer to Feudalism than it initially sounds .. ;-)

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