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Acoustic Mastery: Mike Dawes, "The Old Room"

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Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))11/23/2020 6:43:42 am PST

re: #133 Hecuba’s daughter

Many of the modern billionaires earned it through their personal skills— and not through inheritance — Oprah, Zuckerberg, Bezos, Bill Gates etc. I suppose one could say that they “won the lottery” because their technology succeeded while others failed, but it did involve real work, dedication, and sheer brilliance.

Obama was always branded as an elitist although he got where he got through lots of hard work as well. So did the Clintons or Joe Biden.

We did have plenty of Presidential candidates who fit the Elite category through birth or marriage: Trump, McCain, Romney, Kerry, Bush, Gore…

The trick is to be from the elite but to sell oneself as not belonging to it.