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Old 21 July 2015, 05:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Dasla View Post
what gets me about all these This successful and/or famous person had it tough to, but they just kept trying and trying and eventually they succeeded glurges, is by the very nature, you only hear about the successful ones. There are more then likely many many people out there that keep trying and trying and never succeed.
This. This this this.

Also "take risks! look at these rich people who took risks and how it paid off!" -- often combined with sneering at broke people who took risks that didn't pay off. Apparently, if it works out, it's an intelligent well-reasoned necessary risk to take, and poor people are poor because they're unwilling to take such risks; but if it doesn't work out and leaves the person poor, then it's their fault that they're poor because they made the wrong choices.
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