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Are rich people ok? (Original Post) SouthernDem4ever Oct 2023 OP
The worst delusion is that wealth confers wisdom Warpy Oct 2023 #1
Better than nothing, if you marinate them long enough. nt Buns_of_Fire Oct 2023 #2
Was thinking when there are food shortages, rich should hide. GreenWave Oct 2023 #3
The more money my father accumulated, the more no_hypocrisy Oct 2023 #4

Warpy

(112,116 posts)
1. The worst delusion is that wealth confers wisdom
Sat Oct 21, 2023, 05:13 PM
Oct 2023

and the higher the numbers on that portfolio statement, the more godlike the wisdom becomes. That's why they have so little respect for borders, boundaries, laws, and the people who created their wealth for them.

If they were truly wise, they'd realize they need us a hell of a lot more than we need them and instead of donating flashy amounts of cash to other foundations* headed by other rich men, they'd raise the wages of the people who made them rich instead of being total dicks to them and seeing how low they can push their wages.


Foundation: a nominally charitable institution started by rich men to employ their adult children at stratospheric salaries while donating occasional sums of cash to other foundations. See: foundation death spiral. The endowment and subsequent stratospheric salaries to the heirs is a way to get around inheritance taxes

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