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An Overdue Book

KrankyMike Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 8:58 AM
Wow. There is so much wrong with your viewpoint that it's hard to know where to begin. Capitalism is the fairest system. We have known this since Adam Smith. But of couse, it depends on what you mean by fair. If you want equal outcomes regardless of how much you put in, I guess it isn't -- but that isn't a sane definition of "fair". Warren buffet is not any more intelligent than anyone else. Probably less. I am a certified "genius" based on IQ, but I am at best upper middle class. What it takes to become rich is arrogance, fearlessness, unshakable self confidence, and a conscience-free ability to manipulate people -- salesmanship, if you will. We don't need creativity. We know what works. We just have to find our own salesmen.
True Conservative! Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 10:30 AM
Buffett's investment strategies are there for anyone to use ... if you just study endlessly the financial situation of companies to invest in! THAT'S the difference ... not IQ, although, it takes a certain amount; but hard work!
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