The Madness of Rich and Poor

“The rich and influential are eccentric, the poor simply mad.”

— From an internet conversation with Seyorni.

3 thoughts on “The Madness of Rich and Poor”

  1. Ahab, you are right on. Right on. I would never use the word “eccentric” to describe Sheen or Bernie Madoff. I suppose, however, that the statement is more ironic than factual. It goes to how we can excuse the behavior of the rich and influential, but we shuffle off the poor to a place of derision.


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