Acoustic Mastery: Mike Dawes, "The Old Room"

Belafon11/23/2020 6:45:40 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.

A lot of the famous people had ambition and that one little thing that allowed them to take advantage of changing technology, and they were in the right place at the right time. You can scale that up to the people you listed, but it also even works for lower down. It’s not a knock against anyone who does it, it’s just that a lot of them had a couple of things be in place at the right moment.