One description comes to mind for the uber-rich that are pulling those kind of tactics...they are chhickken ****tts! Gotta love the way that was automatically edited.
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"The measure off intelligence is the ability to change." Albert Einstein
I found this study fascinating.....
"....The rich really are different from the rest of us, scientists have found — they are more apt to commit unethical acts because they are more motivated by greed.
People driving expensive cars were more likely than other motorists to cut off drivers and pedestrians at a four-way-stop intersection in the San Francisco Bay Area, UC Berkeley researchers observed. Those findings led to a series of experiments that revealed that people of higher socioeconomic status were also more likely to cheat to win a prize, take candy from children and say they would pocket extra change handed to them in error rather than give it back....
Wealthy, motivated by greed, are more likely to cheat, study finds - Los Angeles Times
It seems to back up this study as well...
Why Are the Poor More Charitable Than the Rich?
Apparently, the wealthy really do think they're priviledged and don't have to abide by social norms or obey the laws. If truth be told, people don't hate the wealthy because they're rich, they hate them because they're assholes.
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There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers