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Open forum: Other people’s money


The class envy crowd is really rolling these days, led by the envier-in-chief who longs for fairness in our society. Of course, those who long for fairness are allowed to define it, as they define so many other things to their advantage. The lamentations about the distribution of wealth in our society smack of the deadly sin of envy — the feeling that the rich don’t deserve what they have and it’s alright to take it away from them — for the greater good of course.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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