Is Capitalism Based on Greed? | Canon Fodder

Ever since Gordon Gekko’s character in Wall Street uttered the phrase, “Greed is good,” there has been a wide-spread and oft-repeated myth that capitalism is based on greed. And, so the argument goes, if capitalism is driven by a sinful desire (greed), then it must be rejected as an immoral system.

But is it…really?

Is Capitalism Based on Greed? | Canon Fodder.