about it, can you imagine owning so much wealth that you
may be richer than some countries.
I know I cant.
All my life Ive barely scraped by, trying not to
allow a fear, take over my being, that one day there
might not be enough money to pay bills and buy food and
clothing for my family and me.
Most people share that angst but apparently, there
are human beings that have no idea how debilitating this
stress can be, their only pursuit is to acquire more
because enough can never be enough. After they achieve
unthinkable wealth, their next insatiable hunger
transfers to, amassing great power, the way only human
I really cant seem to wrap my mind around being so
excessively affluent that a measly 85 individuals who
belong to the multi billionaire club, can possess the
same amount of capital as three and half billion folks.
Why dont they sense shame? I guess, they believe
they are so far from the madding crowd that they no
longer are a part of the human struggle.
Living up there, high above the survival of everyday
life, in their ivory tower of privilege, allied with the
king and queens of old, they dwell in a different world.
I have come to the conclusion that it must feel innate
for these individuals, as though they evolved to this
place, of euphoric utopia to live an almost supernatural
life, never having shame, empathy, or guilt, only bliss.
What a Big Fall awaits them when the old
equalizer creeps up upon them and they must give way to a
superior force called death, just like the rest of us. thinkingblue
PS: Someone's wealth does not evoke any kind of envy
within me; riches are not the result of a genetic factor
which writers, artists, musicians, etc., seem to be born
with (and I can't help but feel an adoration for it).
Although there may be present some sort of talent or
ruthlessness within the brain cells of the wealthy that
help them to stockpile moola, it's not natural born or
Schwartz once stated: Maybe death is the great
equalizer, the one big thing that can finally make
strangers shed a tear for one another
In search for the perfect quote I came across this one
from Yahoo Answers: Why is death called "the great
Because, regardless of your income, nationality, sex, age
or any other factor, every human being still has that one
thing in common: we all die. No matter where you may have
come from or what you may have done: you're going to die
and that makes everyone, in the end, equal.