http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2...ign=Feed:+wiredscience+(Blog+-+Wired+Science) Rich people are psychologically damaged. The bending point of the Laffer Curve is apparently 84%, which means we could double the marginal tax rate without affecting economic activity. http://www.nber.org/papers/w17860 http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2012/02/28/the_laffer_curve_bend_at_84_.html I think we should treat the rich much like a farmer treats any beast of burden. Harness his strengths and use them for the greater good. But for God's sake, keep that harness tight. Because you don't want the big, dumb, destructive beast ruining the farm.