Originally Posted by Superfreak
moreover, I am strongly against inheritance past a certain point. Why should some dim wit, 3 generations later be allowed to profit from something they've made no contribution to? Sure, there should be some inheritance, ie. 1 or 2 generations, but it shouldn't go beyond that, unless like I said, they've made a solid contribution to the growth of the property. They must be worthy
I don't think it's so much about them being worthy or not, it seems like more of a way to avoid any one entity getting sole ownership and monopolizing. It forces at least two sides to negotiate over it.