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Can a person be virtuous and yet pursue wealth explain

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Can a person be virtuous and yet pursue wealth? If yes under what conditions? If no, why not?
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 Actually a silly question if you think about it. One has nothing to do with the other.


It is equivalent to asking if a mean person can wear a hat.


I guess philosophy isn't what it once was.

Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to xarqi's Post: does this include power as well? some define wealth differently. i am speaking of wealth as in a large monetary amount. is this kind of what you are speaking of in your third paragraph?
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to jon_050's Post: thanks for the help!!
The power to influence or coerce the actions of others? I don't
see that as a type of wealth directly, however, without power
over our environment (in its broadest sense) nothing at all can
be achieved, including the accumulation of wealth however it is
defined, or at what cost to others.

Definitions do indeed vary, and as I pointed out, the answer
depends on an individual's definitions of wealth and virtue.
Here, I have taken the concept of utility (or usefulness) as a
measure of wealth, and money is in essence a transferable
medium for utility. My third paragraph applies generally, but
also to money as a special case of utility.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to xarqi's Post: i appreciate your help today thank you so much i'll be sure to post another question another day and hope you answer!!
I'll watch out for it. Thanks for the acceptance of my answers
and the generous bonus.
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Reply to xarqi's Post: you are welcome!!!

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