Would Big Money Change You?

Discussion in 'Philosophy & Psychology' started by Thomas Stearn, Jun 5, 2019.

  1. Bobby Cole

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    I can’t remember the guy’s name, but around 1979-1980, an American won the Irish Sweeps and was put in jail for refusing to pay the taxes on it to the IRS.
     
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    Typical of the USA; it has probably cost them 5X the "tax due" on legal proceedings and maintaining him incarcerated for a few years. :rolleyes:
     
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    Going back ON TOPIC, no...I would be just as arrogant.

    Hal
     
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    After I finished tithing some of that big money, then split the rest of it up between my family and all my siblings...it wouldn't be big money anymore and I would still be the same me as I always have been. :)
     
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    Watching a man spending £12 on lottery, scratch card tickets and knowing the toast always falls butter side down I decided to continue spending £600 annually on a luxury weekend. Winning £10 million pounds would make me miserable knowing it wasn't twenty.
     
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    I bought a lottery ticket last week and haven't even looked to see if I won. I forgot that I had it. If I win, though, I'll send all of y'all a few bucks. :p
     
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    Of course it would.
     
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