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Random numbers pulled out of ass? Check
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While many of them make sense, the percentages probably aren't entirely accurate and what counts as wealthy/poor, are not brought up. I don't believe it's entirely related to "work harder = more money" though.
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I'm missing 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. 8. 9. 16.
But then, again, I'm no parent, so three of those don't readily count.

But I'm not wealthy. I think being goal-oriented is one of the most important things. Who cares if you write down your goal if it's on your mind all the time and you work at it like a heavy-duty machine? Of course, there's an element of luck but hard work and smart work are of greater importance. I lack the dogged determination to pursue one thing tirelessly. I have been trying to change myself so I can be completely financially independent.

Seems like the wealthy spend less time idling their time away with things like TV. Instead, they read to educate themselves and network to actually build connections instead of to get drunk. I think of it sort of like having one person work for 4 extra hours a day than another.

That adds up and makes a huge difference over time, both in the amount of money earned and in the amount of experience earned. Not all the harder workers will be rewarded but, assuming they began on roughly equal ground, one is more likely to advance than another.
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1. 70% of wealthy eat less than 300 junk food calories per day. 97% of poor people eat more than 300 junk food calories per day. 23% of wealthy gamble. 52% of poor people gamble.

2. 80% of wealthy are focused on accomplishing some single goal. Only 12% of the poor do this.

3. 76% of wealthy exercise aerobically four days a week. 23% of poor do this.

4. 63% of wealthy listen to audio books during commute to work vs. 5% of poor people.

5. 81% of wealthy maintain a to-do list vs. 19% of poor.

6. 63% of wealthy parents make their children read two or more non-fiction books a month vs. 3% of poor.

7. 70% of wealthy parents make their children volunteer 10 hours or more a month vs. 3% of poor.

8. 80% of wealthy make Happy Birthday calls vs. 11% of poor.

9. 67% of wealthy write down their goals vs. 17% of poor.

10. 88% of wealthy read 30 minutes or more each day for education or career reasons vs. 2% of poor.

11. 6% of wealthy say what’s on their mind vs. 69% of poor.

12. 79% of wealthy network five hours or more each month vs. 16% of poor.

13. 67% of wealthy watch one hour or less of TV every day vs. 23% of poor.

14. 6% of wealthy watch reality TV vs. 78% of poor.

15. 44% of wealthy wake up three hours before work starts vs. 3% of poor.

16. 74% of wealthy teach good daily success habits to their children vs. 1% of poor.

17. 84% of wealthy believe good habits create opportunity luck vs. 4% of poor.

18. 76% of wealthy believe bad habits create detrimental luck vs. 9% of poor.

19. 86% of wealthy believe in lifelong educational self-improvement vs. 5% of poor.

20. 86% of wealthy love to read vs. 26% of poor.

Thoughts it makes sense that those that are more responsible and study more will have more money. What does crunchyroll think?



For one, source? Citing statistics blindly without a source or an idea of the population surveyed is as baseless as making up the facts. How did the surveyor define "rich" or "poor", by income or by living conditions? It's hard to even say if any of this is truly credible if we don't know how the survey was conducted or how the questions were phrased. Any statistics teacher can tell you that.

For two, you are talking about a concentrated number of people, the rich, the 1%, who have more time to be educated and more time to expand their horizons than the poor who struggle to get by everyday working 2+ minimum wage jobs, often to support a family, and have no time to learn.

Furthermore, you're comparing a small number of people to an entire nation, like comparing a thousand people to a million. Statistically, for example, if out of 1000 rich individuals 850 believed in promoting literacy in their children, then that would mean 85% of rich promote literacy, right?

But lets say that out of a million poor only 200,000 promoted literacy in their children. From one perspective, that means that only 20% of poor promote literacy in their children compared to 85% rich, but keep in mind that 200,000 people is clearly a lot more than 850. The volume of people and the ratio of people you're attempting to compare hardly makes any of the statistics above a valid argument; furthermore, there's no argument in saying that people with a lower income don't promote literacy or other good habits/skills if 200,000 of those people are putting an honest effort into it.

I really don't give a crap about the politics behind this post or anything; all I want to point out is that throwing around statistics doesn't accomplish anything if there isn't a source or even a good means of arguing what they are attempting to prove. It's just careless, really.
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I guess ill do everything on that list then BAM...insta rich!
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Fuck this list
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I wonder what percentage of the wealthy watch anime?
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HuastecoOtaku wrote:

Fuck this list


Amen.
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biscuitnote wrote:

How many poor people do you know? And if you do know some how many of them are avid readers I'll bet not a single one is.


I'll get someone else to give the appropriate response to that.
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PDXollie74 wrote:

I wonder what percentage of the wealthy watch anime?


Not enough.
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well this can be true but you can have someone who does all of the things a rich person does there but is still poor.

Hard work on its own does not make you rich or mean you will have enough to live on.


also "12. 79% of wealthy network five hours or more each month " So what if your anti social you can still be rich :P


according to this list i should be busting with money.
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I thought this was common knowledge.
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HuastecoOtaku wrote:

Fuck this list


Go read a book
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PDXollie74 wrote:

I wonder what percentage of the wealthy watch anime?


Not enough.


I will do my best to spread anime into the upper crust
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biscuitnote wrote:

I will do my best to spread anime into the upper crust


Please don't... It always gets messy, what with all the dough and tomatoes.



At any rate, I think having disposable income and time certainly helps in regard to a number of those stats, questions of their legitimacy aside.
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