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Originally posted by chiron613
I've got news for you. Many of us sell ourselves for far less than a million dollars. Many of us - probably the majority of us - compromise ourselves, lie, cheat, steal, bend rules, hurt people, all for their regular pay. The important thing to realize, though, is that people aren't doing these things for the lousy tens of thousands they get; they're doing it for their livelihood. They're doing it so that they can eat, have a roof over their heads. For most of us, it's not about money per se; it's about surviving. And sure, we'll do all sorts of things if we think our survival is at risk.
Religion and money are the two most insidious, evil and divisive creations of humanity. If it were not for these two things, we would probably be among the stars by now.
Originally posted by open_eyeballs
Would you lie?
Would you steal?
Would you inflict pain?
No, well perhaps I guess depending on the situation. Let's suppose I am on one of those reality shows and I had to "manipulate" others to win. But I hate those shows anyway. So most likely no. I would definitely be willing to discuss my opinions and points of view, and try to sway the other person to my way of thinking. So if that is considered manipulation, then I have to change my answer to yes.
Would you manipulate?
Would you cheat?
Well, which rules? The ones the government uses to control the masses? The ones bankers and wall street uses against us? Well then H E double L L YES. I would use their rules against them if I had the opportunity.
Would you bend the rules?
Would you compromise your integrity?
Again, depends on the situation. You mean like some big time banker or government job? Yes, especially if I could help people by doing so.
Would you take someones job?
No, threats don't work. You gotta mean what you say.
Would you threaten someone?
NO NO NO, only if it was in self defense of my family and myself. But otherwise NO.
Would you kill?
Again the answer to this is NO. It is not in my personality to purposefully harm another person for my own gain.
Now ask yourself what you would do for 10 million. How about 100 million? And then of course, how a bout 1 billion?
I would be willing to bet not one human who has made over 10 million dollars has their hands completely dirt and/or blood free.
Agreed, for most people, I know some of us who do not think with our pocketbooks.
Well, maybe that is just the problem. For all our differences: democrat... republican. Liberal...conservative. Religious...non religious. We sure all seem to have one thing in common: greed.
So, I suppose if we want to stop "Global Meltdown" then we must limit greed. So to you I say: How?
Originally posted by Republican08
The same I would for a klondike.
or a blond *** lol Kanye.
For a million dollars, i'd work hard for it.
Just family work ethic I suppose, my dad was a very wealthy man and worked at his job well. Although he was an oil tycoonist
I knew my intregrity was being tested, and I passed, for myself, and cannot give a rat's fuzzy beubonic plagued behind what anyone else thinks of me.
I thought we are in a deep recession, there's no let up, all goes to hell . . . and some one asks me what i would do for a mill.
How about asking those "desperate, foreclosures ridden, permanently out of work folks" what they would do for five bucks?