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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #20 on: June 13, 2013, 09:35:57 PM »
I happen to know two people from Pittsburgh and both are jerks, therefore all of Pittsburgh (and the state of Pennsylvania) are complete idiots whom we should all stay far away from!

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Thank you for reminding me how to think.

Those two people that I mentioned are ones that I know personally, and that happened in my family.

My feelings that I am describing here are a result of many anecdotes that go around.

And here are another two:

#1 There's a guy in CH who now owns many stores, (I am sure all of you from here know who I'm talking about) who told one of his suppliers that if he were to stop supplying store x, he would begin buying double what he used to buy.

#2 This is a guy who gives plenty of Tzdakah, but when it came to registering his kids for day camp he asked for a discount ::)



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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #21 on: June 13, 2013, 09:41:08 PM »
I know a few people who are richer than anyone here can imagine. And they are very nice
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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #22 on: June 13, 2013, 09:41:43 PM »
I know a few people who are richer than anyone here can imagine. And they are very nice
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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #23 on: June 13, 2013, 09:44:37 PM »
I know a few people who are richer than anyone here can imagine. And they are very nice

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I also know a few that are as rich as people could imagine that are very nice
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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #24 on: June 13, 2013, 09:46:16 PM »
I know a few people who are richer than anyone here can imagine. And they are very nice
I just know just one, but nicer, warmer, and funnier than anyone.
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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #25 on: June 13, 2013, 09:48:13 PM »
Well, good to know!

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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #26 on: June 13, 2013, 09:52:21 PM »
I deal with billionaires every day. Very nice people.
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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #27 on: June 13, 2013, 09:53:07 PM »
I know a few people who are richer than anyone here can imagine. And they are very nice
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I also know a few that are as rich as people could imagine that are very nice
I just know just one, but nicer, warmer, and funnier than anyone.
Well, I'm going to be rich one of these days, and I'm going to be nice ;D :P

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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #28 on: June 13, 2013, 09:58:26 PM »
I am glad to be wrong, but let me first clarify what I meant:

I am not saying that rich people do nothing good. Obviously there are many that do tones of charity and other good stuff.

However, these very people also get into nasty fights that ordinary people don't usually get in to. My logic behind this reasoning is that it is aggression that gets business people rich, (although they prefer to believe that it's brilliance).

In this sense, these sharks who get rich through business, (as oppose to artists, and entrepreneurs, who believe more in their product or service than the money it brings them) are no different than those who get rich through stealing: They both get rich through a method that puts them into a class of their own.

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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #29 on: June 13, 2013, 10:25:23 PM »
All rich people that I know are manipulative bullies who believe that the world is out to get them. 

Their inspiration to get rich is usually a result of their defense mechanism that compels them to trick the world before the evil world can trick them.

They thereby reinforce their distorted image of others, and begin to believe that, the world which they have now easily tricked, is dumb.

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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #30 on: June 13, 2013, 10:26:18 PM »
Looks like you don't know me.
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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #31 on: June 13, 2013, 10:27:34 PM »
Does your unlisted programs make you that rich?  :P
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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #32 on: June 13, 2013, 10:33:52 PM »
And where do you see jealousy?

This just proves:
rich people believe that the world is out to get them. 



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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #33 on: June 13, 2013, 10:49:52 PM »
I am glad to be wrong, but let me first clarify what I meant:

I am not saying that rich people do nothing good. Obviously there are many that do tones of charity and other good stuff.

However, these very people also get into nasty fights that ordinary people don't usually get in to. My logic behind this reasoning is that it is aggression that gets business people rich, (although they prefer to believe that it's brilliance).

In this sense, these sharks who get rich through business, (as oppose to artists, and entrepreneurs, who believe more in their product or service than the money it brings them) are no different than those who get rich through stealing: They both get rich through a method that puts them into a class of their own.



You can get to 5M perhaps by stealing but nobody gets to be super-rich that way

And yes, once the stakes are higher things get dirtier. People tend to try and take advantage...

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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #34 on: June 13, 2013, 10:56:18 PM »
My main point here is to express my astonishment with how rich people are viewed.

In our society, the rich are considered "successful," and elite, when many of them are sick people who got there, not while being sick, but through being sick. Yet these very people are honored for their money.



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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #35 on: June 13, 2013, 11:35:37 PM »
You can get to 5M perhaps by stealing but nobody gets to be super-rich that way

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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #36 on: June 13, 2013, 11:43:58 PM »
You can get to 5M perhaps by stealing but nobody gets to be super-rich that way

And yes, once the stakes are higher things get dirtier. People tend to try and take advantage...
+100
I actually deal with a very wealthy individual 20+ mil he lives a modest lifestyle and he is a really nice person.
Someone from his family screwed him over twice and although he won't deal with him anymore he still talks to him.
Just to prove that one can't generalise anything

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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #37 on: June 13, 2013, 11:46:57 PM »
You can get to 5M perhaps by stealing but nobody gets to be super-rich that way

And yes, once the stakes are higher things get dirtier. People tend to try and take advantage...
Not in America maybe but definitely elsewhere... See Russia for example...
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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #38 on: June 13, 2013, 11:47:48 PM »
Nothing could be farther from the truth.
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Re: Why Are (Most) Rich People Bad?
« Reply #39 on: June 13, 2013, 11:48:16 PM »
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