Analysis Of The Gospel Of Wealth By Andrew Carnegie

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The Gospel of Wealth
Andrew Carnegie was an author back in the late 1800’s. He was very stern and opinionated when it came to making sure that what he believed in was heard. He became well known after he began writing The Gospel of Wealth. The Gospel of Wealth was a book that he created for that the people of wealth should consider all revenues in excess of their own needs to be “trust funds” used for the good of the community (Brinkley, 2014, p. 408). Why would he include in the title of the book the words “The Gospel”? Maybe it is because of the way that he plans on addressing the strategies on how to stay successful and what problems some may encounter.
The Gospel of Wealth are Carnegie’s ideas on how the government should deal with the new wealth of the world. He became known as the second richest man in the world and he strongly felt as if men in his stature should spend their money responsibility and wisely. Such as, giving to the poor and helping them when needed”. (http://study.com/academy/lesson/gospel-of-wealth-definition-summary.html). Many aspect of Carnegie’s philosophy came from personal experiences that he encountered throughout his lifetime. He really wanted individuals to learn how to be financially stabled and have information to pass down to their children and other generations to come. For example, …show more content…

It was very impossible to ignore the fact that the main problem that was surfacing was the difference between poor and rich. From time to time, all of Carnegie’s work has become into practice. Most people agreed and some disagreed, but the most important aspect of his philosophy was to get a positive message across to people in America through his article. As Carnegie stated “When these apprentices rose to be masters, there was little or no change in their mode of life, and they, in turn, educated in the same routine succeeding

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