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    Smart if in a developed country.
    Rich if in a developing country.
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    (Original post by Hippysnake)
    Rich and stupid. Unfortunately I was born poor and relatively smart and it hasn't really done me many favours.
    *Snap!*
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    (Original post by K.C)
    interesting
    I know
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    (Original post by Bill_Gates)
    Would you rather be born rich or super smart?

    rich couple of million
    super smart but poor based in the UK

    Bill
    super smart but poor based, you'd be smart enough to avoid bad things and probably start your own business.
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    (Original post by Hippysnake)
    Rich and stupid. Unfortunately I was born poor and relatively smart and it hasn't really done me many favours.
    This - you'll find social mobility in the UK is a joke. More likely to end up working at starbucks than hit it big with your own intelligence!
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    (Original post by balanced)
    super smart but poor based, you'd be smart enough to avoid bad things and probably start your own business.
    Hmm i know many people who are smart who don't start businesses. They usually lack the mentality, drive. But you're right.
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    My intellect scares ppl sometimes. I've outgrown all my childhood friends.
    I dont like drugs, I love sex but women find my intellect challenging and I dont want to make babies often the women I meet do.
    I take on too many challenges at once and then get bored of them quickly. I wish I was just born loaded.
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    (Original post by Bill_Gates)
    it's 2.5m
    That is a decent amount, as long as I'm not dumb as a bunch of rocks and invest it with a 3% return it should be enough to not have to work for someone else!
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    (Original post by Bill_Gates)
    Would you rather be born rich or super smart?

    rich couple of million
    super smart but poor based in the UK

    Bill
    born super rich
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    (Original post by hihihihihi)
    That is a decent amount, as long as I'm not dumb as a bunch of rocks and invest it with a 3% return it should be enough to not have to work for someone else!
    10k or better 100k is enough for some not to work for someone else
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    (Original post by Bill_Gates)
    Would you rather be born rich or super smart?

    rich couple of million
    super smart but poor based in the UK

    Bill
    RICH because i think you could pay to educate yourself
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    I'd rather be smart, what would be the point in just being some stupid person with loads of money, wasting it on luxuries like sport's cars, hot tubs and prostitutes and doing absolutely nothing for the world, I'd end up being some soulless zombie, completely unsatisfied and bored of everything.
    Being smart and from a poor background, you could use your intellect to get into a good university, help people and actually do something meaningful in the world, rather than wasting your life on materialistic and ultimately hollow desires.
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    Rich people who are stupid really get on my nerves.

    Like, you are dumb, you don't work and you still look down on people just because your family has money - I'd hate to be that person so much.

    I'd rather just get my degree and hopefully go into a decent enough job where I can work hard to earn my own money and be comfortable, a much more rewarding option in my opinion.
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    (Original post by John55)
    I'd rather be smart, what would be the point in just being some stupid person with loads of money, wasting it on luxuries like sport's cars, hot tubs and prostitutes and doing absolutely nothing for the world, I'd end up being some soulless zombie, completely unsatisfied and bored of everything.
    Being smart and from a poor background, you could use your intellect to get into a good university, help people and actually do something meaningful in the world, rather than wasting your life on materialistic and ultimately hollow desires.
    person with loads of money, wasting it on luxuries like sport's cars, hot tubs and prostitutes

    i wouldn't want to be that guy LOL TSR brah
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    Rich because then I could get the finest education.
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    Just read my post through and realised I sound like a right c$nt
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    (Original post by Bill_Gates)
    10k or better 100k is enough for some not to work for someone else
    Yeah man, top 2% income with plenty of free time which I can use to learn things that actually interest me.
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    (Original post by John55)
    Just read my post through and realised I sound like a right c$nt
    Thanks for admitting it. That would be the dream for most guys lol.
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    Rich bc no matter what grades you get, you'll always be financially secure in life
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    Smart but born to a poor family.

    In the UK, even if you are quite poor, you'd still be better off than most middle class families in developing countries. You'd still get at least some basic food and receive a free education, allowing you to become who want to be in the future.

    Personally, I am definitely not from a rich family but, luckily I am quite smart so, thanks to Britain, I can achieve my dreams if I work hard enough!
 
 
 
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