On the origin and basis of economic inequality

Perhaps the cause of most economic inequality is that the wealthier, less needy of two trading partners seems to always make out a bit better. Or is it the smarter, wilier of the two? Would this not over time result in some accumulating exponentially more wealth than most others? The direst need must always concede — and so the differential value of every transaction naturally trickles up.

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