Do you identify yourself as a capitalist? A socialist? A communist? An anarchist? People identify capitalism as a political point of view, which it isn’t. Someone who would like to have more money is a capitalist.
“When capitalism was first being established, it was about individual choice, and individual growth. This includes money, but it does not exclude everything else.”
When capitalism was first being established, it was about individual choice, and individual growth. This includes money, but it does not exclude everything else.
People have the idea that capitalism is a terrible thing that oppresses the masses. Originally, capitalism was supposed to serve the masses to create more for them to have.
Capitalism is really about how to create more money and more possibility in your life. A true capitalist is also someone who is able to change easily, when you recognize something isn’t working. If you look from the point of view of possibility and money, it’s a different world.
“If people were truly doing benevolent capitalism they would be functioning from what can we personally do to create a possibility in the world?”
Benevolent capitalism is about the idea that if you do as little harm as you can, and you create for the future, a greater possibility can show up. Benevolent capitalism would be to wish everyone well in the way they do business. If you would function from there, what else could you create with your business and with every aspect of your life?
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So, what does it actually mean to be a capitalist?
Watch the conversation in the Benevolent Capitalism Google Hangout Series #2 here.
And how do you begin to function as a benevolent capitalist? You don’t have to have money to be a benevolent capitalist. What you do have to do is be willing to function as four things.
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What can you choose today to maximize possibilities now and in the future?
We look forward to next time!
The Benevolent Capitalism Team
For more blogs about money:
Benevolent Capitalism Part 1