Skip to comments.Money Can't Buy Trustworthiness
Posted on 04/25/2014 7:33:12 AM PDT by C19fan
What defines low socioeconomic status? Objectively, it means fewer economic resources and educational opportunities, less access to elite schools and clubs, more subordinate positions in the workplace, and increased levels of stress. For the upper-class, its just the inverse: more resources, more leisure, less stress.
From the realities facing each group, you might assume that members of the lower-class would be more focused on meeting their own survival needs and, thereby, prioritize their needs over those of others. As a result, you might also expect them to be less trustworthy as compared to members of the upper-class who, given their greater resources, have the luxury to trust. But if you do, youre missing a central point about how trust really works. Trust isnt a luxury. Its a tool we need to get by when we cant make it on our own; its a means of survival for those who must depend on others. Viewed this way, predictions about trust and class get turned on their heads.
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And folks like the Obamadork, the Kennedys, and the Clintons are prime examples of wealthy pieces of excrement without IQ, morals, or ability, none of whom ever earned an honest dollar in their sordid lives.
Wonder if the Atlantic even thought of using these sewer dwellers as examples of those who should be sent to the guillotine?
Trust is a virtue.A mark of good character, sound morals and integrity. It’s not a ‘’tool’’.