I don't think it really about money - it's about power/authority. And yes, having a billion dollars can give you power/authority. But, there are other things that give you power. Being a doctor, being a pastor, being the boss, controlling the money, sometimes being male (when you can use the excuse of "just a boy being a boy"), sometimes being female (when you can use the excuse of "just being a bitch"), you get the idea I hope.
I'm old. I'm not sure any amount of money would make me more of a horrible person than I already am.
It's much harder to be a liberal than a conservative. Why? Because it is easier to give someone the finger than a helping hand. --Mike Royko (September 19, 1932 – April 29, 1997) American newspaper columnist from Chicago.
I haven't watched the show, but I did watch his stand up special, maybe called Prom King or something. It was a long journey through racism and immigration that happened to be funny. I think about it a lot. It was an exceptionally crafted story.
I watched Anthony Jesselnick the next night to clear the thoughtfulness out of my soul and get back to my normal state of selfish assholeness.
We just read Noah's book 'born a crime' for book club.
I thought it was about how he got his job on the Daily Show - but it's about his early life in South Africa, under apartheid, which was crazy.
His mom is absolutely a force of nature, though. A really tough broad in the best sense of the word.