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Why can't everyone be rich?

  1. erinshelby profile image76
    erinshelbyposted 3 years ago

    Why can't everyone be rich?

  2. Rock_nj profile image92
    Rock_njposted 3 years ago

    Money and valuables would have no value if everyone has them in abundance.  The state of being rich is made possible by the reality that others are lacking in something one possess.

  3. Sri T profile image79
    Sri Tposted 3 years ago

    Most people are not willing to learn how to sell their ideas, learn business skills or do whatever it takes to succeed.

  4. Tusitala Tom profile image63
    Tusitala Tomposted 3 years ago

    This is a bit like saying, Why can't we all be special?   If someone is special it means that others are not.   You could say - and it is often said - We are all special.  That being the case, no one is special AND everyone is special.

    You're probably talking about monetary wealth here and Rock_nj is quite correct.   If everyone had money in abundance - and I'm assuming every one had around the SAME amount of money no one would be considered any richer than anyone else.   

    However, if everyone had a million dollars and a few had a hundred million dollars, we'd be back to square one.    The prices of all good and services would increase...and you'd once again be asking, "Why can't every body be rich?"

  5. dashingscorpio profile image88
    dashingscorpioposted 3 years ago

    Most people aren't willing to do whatever is necessary.
    The (whatever) will vary from person to person. It may mean learning how to sell, building a good team, finding the right mentor, creating a product/service that is in demand. sacrificing short term gratification for long-term results, using self-discipline to stay focus on goals by taking steps daily, finding something they are truly passionate about, and having strong reasons for why they (have to) succeed, being persistent and determined to never give up until their dream is realized. It's been said: "Success leaves clues."
    You read any bio on just about any highly successful "rags to riches" story and you're likely see it was not "smooth sailing". They'll be some stories about people living in their car, being rejected time and time again like Harlan Sanders who was rejected (1009) times before a restaurant took him up on his chicken recipe. He was over age 65! Today KFC has global recognition.
    How many people would have stopped after 50, 100, or 500 rejections?
    Walt Disney went bankrupt, the Honda factory was destroyed, John Paul DeJoria  went from being homeless to being the founder of Paul Mitchell hair products and Patron Tequila (both are Billion dollar enterprises!)
    If you can't (sell) or persuade people it's hard to become rich.
    Ambition, hunger, desire , persistence and determination are traits found most often in successful people. They learn from mistakes and find ways to overcome setbacks. They have an ability to believe in themselves even when no one else does and somehow find a way to stay motivated.

  6. peachpurple profile image83
    peachpurpleposted 3 years ago

    if everyone is rich, then who wants to become poor? Rich equals to evil, more problems. To become rich and kind can be hard work too, unless you are born with a rich daddy

    1. dashingscorpio profile image88
      dashingscorpioposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      "Rich equals to evil, more problems"
      It's thoughts like these that keep a lot of people from ever becoming rich. Your subconscious will never allow you to succeed at anything you despise!

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    genuineaid lmposted 3 years ago

    The 1st thought that I got for your question is that everyone wouldn't want to work then, so factories would shut down...

    but then after thinking a little... maybe there could be a possibility of something good...

    You know how some people would like to be rich, have their own shop or garage with all the tools/machines possible, and start building something they like...

    Well, if that's the case, then I believe there is a potential for high quality products to come back to life, just like it was in the old time before the industrial age took off.

    But, before the good potential quality life and products would appear, there would be a huge catastrophic collapse in the economy around the world, because every company and factory, and even farms would come to complete stop. People would be thinking: "if I'm rich I don't need to go to work any more." Which means no more products on shelves and no more suppliers for anything.

    So, if "the rich" world would survive this catastrophe, then later on some of these rich people would begin building or inventing something on their own to sell to the public.

    1. dashingscorpio profile image88
      dashingscorpioposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Actually the "super rich" keep working! They love the challenge of attempting to surpass their previous output. If everyone quit working the minute they became rich no one would reach Billionaire status! People who hate their job dream of quiting

  8. Manikandan001 profile image62
    Manikandan001posted 3 years ago

    Everyone needed to be rich. Because of money is essential for day to day life. Everybody is trying at the maximum. God graces is behind this, i think living like heaven in earth. Mostly God graces is not only being rich but also being in happy moments (if we being as poor) in every stages of life

 
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