It’s easy to join the pack and hate on the rich and the successful just because they have more money stacked in the bank. It’s fashionable to call on the wealthy for their obscene net worth and disregard of the bottom 99%. It’s trendy to trash billionaires as arrogant pricks who were born with a silver spoon in their mouth and a comfortable familial trust. We like to create excuse that makes us feel a little better about ourselves: the 1% were lucky, they stole their way to the summit, they inherited their fortune or they are stuck up fanatics who spend their money on cars, mansions, yachts and expensive trips to Marbella.
This infographic will make you rethink that position: