Capitalist Societies Inequalities Based on Ternary Societies

Ternary societies, specifically European clergy, nobility, and commoners, spread the groundwork for contemporary capitalist societies and the current inequalities.

Wealth Divide

While these structures have developed, discrepancies continue in today's capitalist societies. Capital remains heavily concentrated, with a small fraction of the population controlling excessive resources, creating a wealth divide seen in historical nobility.

Inherited Privilege

Likewise, inherited privilege continues to shape opportunities, as those born into wealthy or influential families often have advantages in education, employment, and social networks. Access to college education shows another dimension of inequality in capitalist societies. While college education is often praised as a way to success, disparities in college access persist, unnecessarily impacting marginalized people.

Affluent Class Shaping Policies of Inequalities

The influence of the corporate elite and political class in shaping policies emphasizes ongoing power inequalities, similar to the privileged status held by clergy and nobility in the past. Social mobility issues, income inequality, racial and ethnic disparities, gender discrepancies, and other forms of inequality further stress the continuing legacy of historical social systems in modern capitalist society.


Whether it's limited access to healthcare, housing insecurity, or digital exclusion, these inequalities show deep-seated systemic issues. Recognizing these similarities between past and present allows us to be more cognizant of equitability and inclusivity.

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