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That is why John Stuart Mill, the classical economist, referred to such increases in land value as “unearned increments.”There’s a Way for the City to Balance Density With Quality of Life|Nico Calavita and Brian J. Curry|December 15, 2020|Voice of San Diego
As a white, educated, Western, middle-class male, I possess most of the unearned privilege the world has to offer.
In other words, we may never know the exact increment of increased risk for pregnant women who contract the infection.The Only Thing More Terrifying Than Ebola Is Being Pregnant With Ebola|Kent Sepkowitz, Abby Haglage|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is some increment there that we make possible that would not otherwise be there.
Here, however, the novel ends with unearned sentimentality and cheap contrivance.
And often times this very hard work is done under the most difficult of circumstances—with unearned stress of the worst kind.‘Gideon’s Army’: Gerald Shargel on the Defense That Never Rests|Gerald L. Shargel|July 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This increment is larger on the flooring girders than on the main ones, and on short main girders than on long ones.
Alexander afterward declared that Napoleon gave a verbal promise that Russia should have a substantial increment on the Danube.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
Again, earned incomes appear to represent lower ability to pay than unearned ones.
Death not unearned, nor yet a novelty in this house; Let him make talk in hell concerning Iphigenia.Instigations|Ezra Pound
The inheritance of unearned wealth quite frequently proves a curse rather than a blessing.A Broader Mission for Liberal Education|John Henry Worst