Businesses dump their problems on their customers. (Consider speed bumps, nasty little price stickers, inaccessible packaging).
You know you’re in a high class restaurant when you only get one paper napkin. Fast food places put the napkin dispenser on the table.
We are unjustly taxed on inflation. (Call it phantom gain).
When the interest that you earn on your investment, is less than the inflation rate, you take a loss but pay a tax.