Imagine a world in which all the money in the world totaled 100 Pennies and one man held 99 of those pennies while everyone else struggled for a piece of that one Penny left in circulation. That man would control the world. This is the world economic system as it exists today. For the man with 99 Pennies it isn't about getting more pennies, it is only about keeping control of the world.
The winner won't be who dies with the most toys, the winner will be who dies with all the toys.