Thomas Lee Abshier
Comment from Nathan by email: Thinking of both the entropy of the entire system and turbulence as intrinsic to its internal dialectic, and then re-framing local inequality of wealth in light of that dialectic -- seems helpful. But what maintains the stability of the system as a whole? I kept honing in on segments like these: "In a system with good communication, and a Godly sense of service, education, and leadership, local stable poverty could be raised to average prosperity over time. "When Godly character is instilled in the perpetrators, manipulators, cheats, cons, criminals, and sloths, the largest internal source...