In every measure of quality of life the US is nowhere near being a contender for top spot. You can hunker down in your expensive sty and say it’s a palace, but anyone who looks at the data knows you’re full of it. - 3pointThere is only one quality of life that matters to me: the freedom to be or not to be whatever I want.
I have lived for extended two-year periods in Amsterdam, Paris, and Rome with shorter excursions to the rest of Europe and the UK. Despite their distinctive cultural charms, they all have one thing in common: low energy compared to the USA. The dark sexual bent and weed culture on the other side of the pond spoke volumes about their lack of entrepreneurial drive. The only exception is the Germans.
Yes. Especially choices that are to the detriment of others where they have no way to recover. Your statement is too obviously wrong to waste time on.This mantra about the driven and successful being self-centered with no regard for the plight of the rest of humanity is misapplied to the masters of the universe today. You are equating the pompous monarchs of yore living off the taxes of the peasants with the creative captains of industries who create jobs for the masses.
One of us wants to be an adult and cares about everyone. The other one has the emotional IQ of a toddler who only cares about yourself [yup.].Do you want to care about everyone? In every country, 80% of the population are married people with kids to raise. Try creating opportunities for them to put food on their tables, roofs over their heads, and clothes on their backs. You don't come across as a prime-mover. You just want to be an adult and care about everyone by chanting mantras in the streets protesting for a better world.