A rather long but very educational article on wealth and selfishness. In my opinion, well worth the time to read through to the end, especially to the end!
I’ve been thinking a lot about why it’s dangerous to elect rich politicians. It’s easy to have an opinion on the subject but facts to support such an opinion seem hard to come by.
In an age where we have more information than knowledge there are a lot of questions that I find myself hard pressed to answer in a way that other people are happy to hear. I know I’ve always been a leftie in a right-handed world; I know I’ve always been just little bit socially obtuse; but I look at the world differently than my friends (I won’t even say “than most of my friends” because I know that’s not true). One of those questions is about why rich people behave as abominably as they do. Yes — I’m making a value judgment about other people, and I make no apologies because I have seen and occasionally…
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