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originally posted by: Aazadan
originally posted by: smirkley
But the difference is, somewhere in the future the "unwashed masses" will still be unwashed, unless they make a huge change becoming one of those that do try hard even if they dont make it.
I think the numbers will show the ones that try do in fact have a higher incidence of some semblance of success.
And the ones who dont give a crap, I bet the percentage is ALOT lower that "succeed".
There are no guarantees in life, but you have a better chance if you just try.
More will succeed out of the group that tries, but the point was many will still try and fail. What brings about success is luck. It's not 100% chance because you do have to take some actions for yourself, but at the end of the day as you said, there are no guarantees. Some people simply won't succeed.
you can succeed if you want to. You have to want it, you have to work for it.
This is a testable theory. Scientifically testable. It's like that movie Trading Places, except this is real life.