Would it be moral to grade exams, so that all students get C’s? If not, is it moral for the state to redistribute incomes? For the first question let’s say that you always get an A in music class. you and your class get ready for a test. You and two other people do the test and everyone’s grade grades the whole class. Your teacher is very proud of you for getting an A, but the other two people both get a C. You are furious because all the grades are added up and you get your first B because of the other students. Your teacher is also furious because he or she was proud of you for getting all A’s but then getting your first B. This happened to my mother once. So the answer to the first question is NO!
And the answer for the other question is also no. For a moment imagine that you get four hundred dollars a week and someone else gets two hundred. If the answer to the second question was yes then the two men turn in there checks that they earned to the government than the government would divide the checks evenly. You would both get three hundred dollars. You would loose a hard earned hundred dollars and someone else would get a free hundred dollars. In a book my family likes called ” The Tuttle Twins and the Search for Atlas” they teach this exact same stuff. So, the answer to the second question is an obvious no.