Jeremy Rascon

Rookie - 10 Points (September 24,1993 / Silver City NM)

A Chat With a Friend

Here hard work is not what make people rich. its finding something to make it easier for people to live. or making something a lot of people like. something that will have mass consumers. you see what I'm saying? the only way to get rich here is to play the game the other rich people are playing. my father is a landscaper Ive told you before, incredibly hardworking, gets promoted in like a month when he starts somewhere new. and even though he is the most hardworking person I know, we have always been struggling. like where we can't afford a home. and barely enough to eat every day. And we weren't the lower class. the harder you work the less you make. its the easy jobs that get money. The jobs that have a mass appeal. artists are suffering here because modern art doesnt appeal to everyone but a design on a tee shirt that lil wayne wore will sell because we people want what the media tells them too. Hard work almost gets you nowhere here, its clever thinking and tricking the people. I think sometimes hard work can and will pay off. Maybe for just you, or your family though. I don't think it could help the mass.. I dont think unless you have something like a sad story that they will listen, and even when they listen facebook will wipe their memory with funny pictures and drama..

Submitted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Edited: Thursday, June 20, 2013

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  • Rookie - 299 Points Adeline Foster (7/19/2014 12:41:00 PM)

    Tut-tut-tut! again. I knew a happy, busy man once who told me that when he was young he realized that he was going to have to work all his life, so he decided to like it and he has enjoyed every job he has done. Now that'; s the spirit; life is what you make it, and you will only be happy when you like what you are. Read mine - We The Unencumbered - And you will see why I like writing.
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