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ITT: I am here to dispel the fiction of rags to riches boomer memes

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>>12300157

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Jeff Bezos

>Bezos is the maternal grandson of Lawrence Preston Gise, a regional director of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) in Albuquerque.[10] Gise retired early to his family's ranch near Cotulla, Texas, where Bezos would spend many summers in his youth.[8] Bezos would later purchase this ranch, and grow it from 25,000 acres (101 km2; 39 sq mi) to 300,000 acres
>After Bezos graduated from Princeton in 1987, he was offered jobs at Intel, Bell Labs, and Andersen Consulting, among others.

He was never going to be poor. His family had a 25k acre ranch, they were loaded, he went to Princeton.

>> No.12300173

muh invest 50% of your take home income into a us stock index fund and retire using the 4% rule in 12 years KEKEKEK

>> No.12300184

>>12300157
pulling yourself up by your bootstraps originally intended the meaning of doing something that was impossible.

nuff said

>> No.12300185

bootstraps isn't about rags to riches you stupid fucking commie

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>>12300157
If boomers are so wrong, why are they all so wealthy?

>> No.12300202

>>12300185
>bootstraps isn't about rags to riches you stupid fucking commie
It's about retards who unironically believed in troll physics c.1880

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Bill Gates

>His father was a prominent lawyer, and his mother served on the board of directors for First Interstate BancSystem and the United Way. Gates' maternal grandfather was J.W. Maxwell, a national bank president
>Million dollar trust fund
>At 13, he enrolled in the Lakeside School, a private preparatory school
>Her (Gates mother) tenure on the national board's executive committee is believed to have helped Microsoft, based in Seattle, at a crucial time. In 1980, she discussed her son's company with John Opel, a fellow committee member and the chairman of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). Opel, by some accounts, mentioned Mrs. Gates to other IBM executives. A few weeks later, IBM took a chance by hiring Microsoft, then a small software firm, to develop an operating system for its first personal computer.

His mother sat in on board meetings with IBM which is what gave Gates the idea of an OS

>> No.12300221

>>12300171
Born to a 16 yo single mom who got knocked up by some rando mexican in hs.
Remember, biz -- muh single moms

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>>12300157
>His parents were grain and pig farmers.
>Literally grew up feeding pigs.
>Degree in General Science
>Taught himself Network Design.
>Learned about internet gambling from a newspaper article.
>Built an internet gambling empire.
>Is now a billionaire.
>Is going to become one of the richest men on the planet.
If this isn't a rags to riches story I don't know what is.
Go fuck yourself OP.

>> No.12300238

>>12300226
Calvin Ayre for the normies.

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Emma Watson

>Watson was born in Paris, France, the daughter of English lawyers Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson.
>After moving to Oxford with her mother and brother, she attended the Dragon Prep School in Oxford, remaining there until 2003.[3] From the age of six, she wanted to become an actress,[19] and trained at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Art$
>Harry Potter casting agents found Watson through her Oxford theatre teacher

>> No.12300255

>>12300251
All that and she still can't act.

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>>12300255
checked and keked

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Donald Drumpf

>His parents were Frederick Christ Trump, a real estate developer
>Trump's paternal grandfather, Frederick Trump amassed a fortune operating boomtown restaurants and boarding houses in the Seattle area and the Klondike region of Canada during its gold rush.[2
>Trump's father Fred was born in 1905 in the Bronx. Fred started working with his mother in real estate when he was 15, shortly after his father's death. Fred eventually built and sold thousands of houses, barracks, and apartments.
>It was at his father's real estate company that Trump got his start in business. In 1971, he took control of his father's apartment rental company, Elizabeth Trump & Son Co., and later on, he renamed it The Trump Organization

>an investigation shows that by age 3, Donald Trump was earning $200,000 a year in today’s dollars from his father’s empire. He was a millionaire by age 8. By the time he was 17, his father had given him part ownership of a 52-unit apartment building. Soon after he graduated from college, he was receiving the equivalent of $1 million a year from his father. The money increased with the years, to more than $5 million annually in his 40s and 50s.

>> No.12300303

>>12300297
> He was a millionaire by age 8.
Based and dare I say (I do), redpilled much?

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Mark Zuckerberg

>His parents are Karen (née Kempner), a psychiatrist, and Edward Zuckerberg, a dentist.
>He attended the private school Phillips Exeter Academy
>His father taught him Atari BASIC Programming in the 1990s, and later hired software developer David Newman to tutor him privately
>He would go on to attend Harvard

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Mark Cuban

>Parents are poor immigrants, a factory worker and a stay at home mom.
>Sold garbage bags as a first business.
>literally a garbage boy.
>Worked his way through college as a bartender, disco dancer, and party promoter
>Got fired from his first job.
>Started his own company and put radio on the internet.
>Holy shit it works.
>Is now billionaire and owns business and sports teams.

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Bernard Arnault

>His father, Jean Leon Arnault, a graduate of École Centrale Paris, was a manufacturer and the owner of the civil engineering company, Ferret-Savinel.
>After graduation, Arnault joined his father's company, in 1971. In 1976, he convinced his father to liquidate the construction division of the company for 40 million French francs and to change the focus of the company to real estate. Using the name Férinel, the new company developed a specialty in holiday accommodation. Named the Director of Company Development in 1974, he became the CEO in 1977. In 1979, he succeeded his father as president of the company.

Too bad we can't all just pull ourselves up by our bootstraps and get our dad to appoint us CEO

>> No.12300381

>>12300350
you seem awfully triggered by this thread

>> No.12300385

Welcome to the real blackpill op

>> No.12300454

>>12300350
>He grew up in the suburb of Mount Lebanon, in a Jewish "working-class" family. His paternal grandfather changed the family name from "Chabenisky" to "Cuban" after his family emigrated from Russia through Ellis Island. His maternal grandparents, who were also Jewish, came from Romania. Cuban's first step into the business world occurred at age 12, when he sold garbage bags to pay for a pair of expensive basketball shoes. At age 16, Cuban took advantage of a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette strike by running newspapers from Cleveland to Pittsburgh.
So basically he was a scab kike opportunist who used his bar mitzvah money to steal from goyim. lol

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Warren Buffett

>His father was a stockbroker and then salesman, his mother had a genius level IQ and was extremely good at math and numbers.
>"Buffett, although starting small from a financial standpoint, came from an upper-middle-class family that supported his education and upbringing"-Forbes
>Grandpa owned a grocery store, cut Warren deals at low prices for Warren to sell cokes and other items.

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Oprah Winfrey

>Born to a single mother, didn't meet her father until after she is famous.
>Wore dresses made of potato sacks.
>Family on welfare.
>Molested by her cousin.
>Ran away from home at 13.
>Go to high school and make it in gifted classes.
>Get a full academic ride to college.
>Stumble into radio while in college.
>Go from radio to TV.
>Create a media empire.
>Now a billionaire.

I don't watch her shit either, but she is a great rags-to-riches story.

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Daniel Radcliffe

>His mother is Jewish
>His mother is a casting agent and was involved in several films for the BBC, including The Inspector Lynley Mysteries and Walk Away and I Stumble.
>In 2000, producer David Heyman asked Radcliffe to audition for the role of Harry Potter

for reference, David Heyman
>His paternal grandparents were Jews who left Nazi Germany and emigrated to England prior to World War II

Figured I'd do another Harry Potter star

>> No.12300505

>>12300481
yeah, true.

>> No.12300514

>>12300481
jews did it

>> No.12300520

ARE YOU WORKING FOR 20 DOLLARS AN HOUR?
DON'T WORRY IF YOU CAN'T SURVIVE ON THAT LOW WAGE. JUST PULL YOURSELF UP BY YOUR BOOTSTRAP'S AND YOU'LL BE OKAY

>> No.12300533

>>12300481
Oprah is an example of being at the right place at the right time. America was ready for a "cool [clean, well spoken] black friend." Eddie Murphy and Oprah were major entrepreneurs in that area.

>> No.12300536

>>12300157
>you cant work hard and achieve something

Never going to make it.

>> No.12300550

How come every white guy who made it big always has Jewish ancestors?

>> No.12300558

>>12300536
Upper middle class is the best you can hope for barring extreme luck, like winning the lotto, or buying some internet shit coin that moons to $20k a pop.

Even if you make a networth in the 10 million range, you will still need a fairly conservative budget if you have a family.

>> No.12300560

>>12300550
Jews aren't shy about helping family like cathcucks (seriously of all "white" amerifats [insert euro ethnicity here]-catholics are the biggest fucking prude cucks when it comes to nepotism) and protestants (excluding WASPs of course.)

>> No.12300568

>>12300558
What if you come from an educated linage of people who are millionaires?

>> No.12300570

>>12300550
Not only Jewish, often times Russian Jews. Really makes u think

>> No.12300576

>>12300568
Then the likelihood that you will also be rich is extremely high as long as you don't become a crackhead (pretty basic stuff)

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>>12300570
Well russians are better than chinks for business.

>> No.12300587

>>12300558
>muh luck
Never.
Going.
To.
Make.
It.

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>>12300587
>he says as he prepares to cold call all of his contacts yet again to sell them life insurance/shitcoins/etc

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Jim Carrey

>Born poor, parents were a stay at home mom and an accountant.
>Family went through financial crisis.
>Family lived in a camper- van.
>Started doing stand up comedy as a teen.
>Went from comedy to TV.
>Went from TV to movies.
>Now a famous actor and millionaire.

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Just work hard kid, go get em tiger

>> No.12300607

>>12300481
The rise people like this has nothing to do within merit and is entirely explained by this process . https://bloodyshovel.wordpress.com/2018/01/21/leninism-and-bioleninism/

Tldr version elites are building a coalition of the fringes that values loyalty above merit against the competent white man . People like here are a means to achieve this .

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>>12300598
>millions of other actors
>come from the exact same background
>end up working at a diner or a dive bar at 45 years old

>> No.12300623

>>12300596
Lmao, im not desperate to get rich quick you queer.
Have fun crying about how poor youre always going to be becuase of muh joos and muh fate you pathetic fuck.

>> No.12300634

>>12300623
It's not "le being poor" and working at McDonalds in the classical sense that you're thinking of, you're just never going to not have to work,

>> No.12300639

>>12300481
The rise of people like this is entirely explained by this process https://bloodyshovel.wordpress.com/2018/01/21/leninism-and-bioleninism/
and had nothing to do with merit


Tldr version elites are building a coalition of the fringes that values loyalty above merit against the competent white man . The elevation of people like her are a means towards that end .

>> No.12300731

Maybe i won't be a billionaire, but if i work hard enough, I can make sure my children have a better chance.

>> No.12301021

>>12300731
Succ can be acquired once billionaire son status is reached

>> No.12301060

>>12300607
>>12300639
>She's not white, THEREFORE there must be some other force behind her success, it's easy to see once you connect these 23 dots

>> No.12301080

>>12301060
there may be truth to what he is saying. she used to do shows similar to Jerry Springer, as did many others. why was she specifically chosen?

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>>12300157
>You can only be super rich or super poor. There's absolutely nothing in between.
>Because you can't become super rich and be part of the 1%, you have justifcation for being a NEET and communist.

>> No.12301166

>>12300171
So "rags to riches takes" 1 generation and "riches to super-riches" 2 generations. It is still possible.

>> No.12301168

>>12301145
I'm not a communist, I just believe there should be some oversight/regulation to these mega billionaires. Particularly over their influence in politics.

>> No.12301282

>>12301080
The point is that status in any hierarchy is primarily due to the patronage of elites , the elites in our civilisation choose to bestow this patronage on the purveyors of trash tv shows rather that quality artforms for the reasons listed above , jerry springer is no different in this regard .if they actually wanted a positive role model for blacks someone like thomas sowelll would be elevated instead . These celebrity types are selected for their loyalty , willingness to promote progressive dogma , complete lack of moral principles and superficial charisma , if you want call that merit go ahead .

>> No.12301290

OP is based

>> No.12301332

>>12300221
except that's not true, you fucking retard.

>> No.12301361

the only reason why rags to riches stories even exist is so that kikes can more easily convince goyim to slave away their whole lives in hopes of a fruitless pursuit. for every such success, there are millions of failures that you will never hear about.

>> No.12301540

>>12301168
U know there are trusts out there holding trillions in assets right? Ignorant goy

>> No.12301579

>>12301361
Your post doesn't make sense. None of the rags to riches stories mention people slaving away under bosses for the rest of their lives and becoming rich. All of those people quit (or got fired from) their jobs and struck out on their own. Business failure rates are well publicized.

>> No.12301669

>>12301579
No one ever says youll get rich flipping McBurgers you tard.

>> No.12301712

>>12301669
This is what this guy is implying >>12301361

>> No.12301814

>>12301168
Then do something about it faggot

>> No.12301841

>>12300157
Cmon OP just watch Hamilton the musical, you’ll change your mind about the great intersectional American dream! THE SON OF AN ORPHAN!......
But for real though, I cannot be happier about the corporate debt bubble popping soon. populists of the world unite.

>> No.12301850

>>12300202
>pull yourself up by bootstraps
>achieve space travel

but nobody ever fucking did it. posers

>> No.12301873

>>12301850
People love excuses. Nothing like avoiding personal responsibility.

>> No.12302070

There is a consistent pattern with most all the examples here , either they had pre existing connections to elites or they were elevated by a faction of elites as a part of a social or political strategy they were undertaking . The American dream is a myth and the classical liberal world view that it represents is a very poor model of reality . The detailed historical argument for why this is is here .
https://thejournalofneoabsolutism.wordpress.com/2017/05/02/36/

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>>12301841
Please tell me more fren

>> No.12302182

Since the dawn of wealth transfer, investment has been the only guaranteed way to improve quality of life. Humans have known this for thousands of years.

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