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Subject:  Re: Info needed Date:  8/9/2008  6:54 PM
Author:  AngelMay Number:  13864 of 20060

If the OP and spouse are disciplined enough to live off their savings, fine. Most people are not.


How do you know that most people are not?
I'm always fascinated when I see (or hear) someone say something like this.

A guy I worked with once said he was dead-set against having dog-races in our area because most people would just gamble away their paychecks, leaving their wives and children to go begging. I asked him how he knew this... and what made him think this -- especially since HE wouldn't gamble his paycheck away -- and he just looked at me with a blank stare.

So I'm wondering how you know that most people are not disciplined enough. If you are, why wouldn't others be?

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