Capitalism is the creation of capital, capital is wealth earned through the investment of wealth.

So using your home as a place where you personally make goods that you then sell, not capitalism.

Buying a house and then renting it, capitalism.

Investing in stock, capitalism.

Lending money and charging interest, capitalism.


A Capitalist is one whose sole source of income is capital.

You, the tech bro, forced to prop up the stock market with your 401K cause Ayn Rand types told you not to unionize and secure yourself a strong pension and job security, proletariat.

Your landlord who owns 3 buildings and never worked an honest day in their life, capitalist.

Jeff Bezos who used his parents money to invest in Amazon, capitalist.

Donald Trump who is both a landlord and investor, capitalist.

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