What causes some people to attach negative stereotypes, attributes, reasons, explanations in
relation to extremely &/or highly successful people, indicating that they attained their success by suspect means or maintaining that very successful people are somehow blemished/immoral people? Do people demonized the highly successful to rationalize their lack in their own lives?
Well, man is somehow capable of knowing good from evil as an automatic ability. When man decides to turn evil, even the demons turn their heads.... When man decides to do good, then even God turns His head!
In the end man wants to please a God and Christ, with His morality system, seems to be the Only Choice.
Because it is a mix of good and evil. Some highly successful people have been corrupt. Martha Stewart, Enron execs, Richard Nixon, Barry Minkow, Don Lapre, Bernie Madoff, it's a long list and it keeps growing. In the music business, they are intentionally wearing and using occult symbols in the media. Also, the line between some entertainers and criminals is blurred. Some still deal with them in business or are managed by them. In the old days, in NY, organized crime figures owned the major night clubs. Some politicians win elections by corruption. Donald Trump worked with mob construction owners in NY for his buildings. Take a close look at billionaires. They are always in court fighting patent infringement, Apple vs Samsung or antitrust cases like Microsoft. There is always something going on in a billion dollar company. It is a matter of whether they get caught or not.
We can see the world as what we want it to be ! Or we can see the world as it really is!
2Co 5:10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of the Christ, so that each one may be repaid according to the things he has practiced while in the body, whether good or bad.
1Ti 5:24 The sins of some men are publicly known, leading directly to judgment, but those of other men become evident later.
Mt 12:36, 37 I tell you that men will render an account on Judgment Day for every unprofitable saying that they speak;37for by your words you will be declared righteous, and by your words you will be condemned.”
People think that life is about what they own rather it is wealth or material things. But theses things are limited ! Yes you may be wealthy and powerful because of it,
Yet this is not the real life. This is just an sample of bits and pieces of the real life
Because money is not everything and everthing is not about money . Money can not buy true love and respect of family. When you birth a child. Did the child pay a fee to enter into this world. no ! Love allowed you to take of that child from the start .
And love from a child should not be based on fringe benifits of what can you do for them today because love does not look for its own entrest ,
The world has gotten far from the true god in its ways and practices, and even now it is true people out right give satan worship.
Yes many in the entertainment field find themselfs not on God's side but satan.
We need to make sure that we are not supporting him in any division , because
He has been judge ,
Reference Bible Joh 12:31 Now there is a judging of this world; now the ruler of this world will be cast out.
Once that casting is complete so will his system ,that includes money. Silver. Gold ,commodities ,you name it .
Reference Bible Lu 13:30 And, look! there are those last who will be first, and there are those first who will be last.”
Reference Bible Re 21:5 And the One seated on the throne said: “Look! I am making all things new.” Also, he says: “Write, because these words are faithful and true.”
Many people are subject to petty emotions such as jealousy when in the presence of or talking about highly successful people. In most instances those people themselves are highly insecure and even if they have attained some measure of success, internally they feel like such failures that they lack the ability to be happy for someone else they perceive as more successful then themselves.
It's false to say that ALL or most people have attained their success by suspect means. I would say that those that think that ALL successful people are suspect or criminal in their behavior, are acting out of a place of ignorance. Yes, there are some, maybe even many people who have acquired success through suspect means but it's erroneous to assume so until there is solid evidence to back up that assumption.
Is there such a thing as a 100% honest human being, a successful business person who never told a lie? I'd like to meet them. Good luck on that one.
There's a difference between NEVER telling a lie and having integrity. I'm sure there are people who have told lies and yet still have integrity. When you start throwing around absolutes in terms of human behavior that's a slippery slope.
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