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Subject: Re: screw the working guy/gal Date: 1/7/2003 4:45 PM
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There just are not enough children of privledge to worry about. The majority of those with more than a 1M net worth did so in a single generation through hard work and savings.

I think politics of jealousy are perhaps the ugliest politics of all, but to each their own.

And, yes, I hate privilege,a nd the children of the rich have privilege. We are supposed to live in a democracy, and achievement is what is supposed to be rewarded for our system to work. But the reality is, we live in an aristocracy, and what is rewarded, more often than not, is inheritance and connections, not achievement. As Luv says, this has long been true, but the powers in this country are doing their best to make privilege more and more entrenched, and limit "equal opportunity."

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