"A large part of the activity of the financial sector seems to be a machine to transfer income and wealth from outsiders to insiders..."
It's all just an elaborate CON GAME. Ånd the same con is carried on by the Food Industry, the Drug industry, the Religion Game, etc
We are a society that has gotten expert at hustling itself silly. We are actually entertained by the hustle. We are the happy dupes looking to be duped, over and over.