Does this 2x2 (based on my old death-and-taxes 2x2) of the 4 main political ideologies make sense to people without further commentary? (take a few minutes to process)
The descriptions of the ideologies with their threats and gifts made sense to me.
Then I started to think about the axes (I had studied https://www.slideshare.net/vgururao/death-and-taxes-45147682/9-6 a while ago).
I do not understand why progressivism ended up where it did. I went back to look at the slide deck and now i understand it even less, as it is clear there that it is the "shitty quadrant".
For example I would think that one underlying principle behind Sharing is Abundance, the opposite of Scarcity.
@alec example redistribution via progressive taxation is a sharing-under-scarcity progressive policy objective. 1%/99% is a zero-sum scarcity framing of wealth.
Justified in the medium term. Nonzero sum abundance takes generations to work. But you have to eat today. Everyday.
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