[MUD-Dev] Curtailing the 'Super-Rich Effect'

shren shren at io.com
Wed Apr 11 03:01:24 New Zealand Standard Time 2001

On Wed, 11 Apr 2001, Michael Tresca wrote:
> Bob McFakenam posted on Monday, April 09, 2001 2:28 PM
>> On the other hand, there are few super-rich in RL, certainly fewer
>> per capita than in MUDs. I would guess that the reason is simple
>> enough: RL, it costs a lot to be rich.
> My personal experience, having encountered more than one
> millionaire, is that this is patently untrue.  If anything, that's a
> biased perspective from folks who don't have money.  We like to
> think that the rich are unhappy, hate their lives, and have to horde
> their gold in fortresses.  The rich folks I know do none of these
> things.

A source I'd recommend on this subject is "The Millionare Next Door".
Grab it in the store and read the first couple chapters.



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