[ExI] Meta question again

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 15:37:11 UTC 2016

On 25 August 2016 at 16:22, William Flynn Wallace  wrote:
> You are likely right.  But the irony is that about 95% of the world's
> population would love to be here, even in the lower classes.  Someone said
> that this is the first generation in a long time where the kids will not be
> better off than the parents.
> Did you get all you wanted out of the irrational discussion?

Hey! Pay attention at the back! :)  You're a psychologist. You know
it's all relative.
If you give a group of people 100 USD each, they go away very happy.
But if you tell them that group B got 500 USD each, they promptly
become unhappy, jealous and feel unfairly treated.
It shouldn't make any difference. They still have their 100 USD each,
but humans aren't wired like that.


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