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Money DOESN'T buy everything..

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  1. edward_scissorhands

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    Is this just something jealous poor people say?

    Why would you want a million dollars, I mean it doesn't even buy everything.
     
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    500m2 house = 300.000€
    BMW M5 = 100.000€
    Boat = 100.000€
    To spend = 500.000€
    I'm happy. Fuck others.
     
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    Yes just jealously

    Money buy things that can make someone happy, unless they are already depressed. Of course then it can buy therapy sessions to get undepressed.
     
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    A million dollars allows you to buy more shit than poor people though.
     
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    Just look at Dan Bilzerian. He eats pussy every hour.
     
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    Money is important but it doesn't buy everything. It doesn't buy happiness and it doesn't buy health.
     
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    Well that depends on the issues someone has, with enough money you can skip the lines for transplants.
     
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    Maybe a better expression than "money can't buy happiness" , is money can't buy "everyone's happiness.
     
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    True, so it definitely helps in some situations. But the fact is, right now if you had $1 or $1,000,000 in your pocket, you wouldn't necessarily be happier with the later. Because ultimately happiness is not about material things but it's about friends, family etc. And bad health can strike you no matter how much money you have and I guess if it's your time then no amount of money will save you.
     
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    With $1,000,000 I can do alot more social activities than $1.
     
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    And if you had no family that cared for you, friends that cared for you, and an extreme health issues, it might mean nothing to you.
     
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    Whoever said Money Can't Buy Happiness
    Simply didn't know where to go shopping
     
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    So money doesn't buy happiness because a person with poor health wouldn't care because they are terminally ill?
    Money gives you freedom to do the things that do make you happy.

    PS the exception proves the rule?
     
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    Money provides you the freedom to do what you want with your time.....
     
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    Your argument is like saying it's not worth it to walk anywhere because you might get hit by lightning
     
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    “Money, if it does not bring you happiness, it will at least help you be miserable in comfort.” :)
    – Helen Gurley Brown
     
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    I've been very poor and I've been financially secure.

    I'm not making an argument but rather stating that it's not always about the buck.

    You can't buy a good relationship with your family, true friends and good health (in extreme instances) so it has no play or influence there.

    I value family, friends and good health over an eight figure bank account; others may not and that is fine if they choose to live that way.
     
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    Money makes many
    It depends on your hand you can make it as happy for you or make it as terrible to you.:cool:
     
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    I have always thought about this and here is my conclusion

    Money is very important element to be happy. There are others like social life ( family, relatives and friends ), health, ...etc. The 7 habits book explains these elements very well. If there is a lack in any of them you will feel unhappy to some extents. The bigger the problem in any of the elements, the more unhappy you will be. Someone getting divorced isn't like someone had a fight. Someone has a cold flu isn't like someone has a Cancer..etc. So, you need to balance all the elements as much as you can to stay happy.

    Now, about money itself it can affect your life extremely. Like earning 100$ a month and not being able to support my family will make my life like a hell. While earning 10K per month will provide me with great lifestyle. There is a point when money doesn't matter. I don't think someone earning 100K per month has a different lifestyle than someone earning 1 Million.

    Hence, money is a mean, not an end. Money in itself doesn't hold a value. The value in using it to secure yourself and your family. As long as you have enough money to do that then its better to focus on something else or another element like spending more time with your children.

    I feel really sorry for those who spend their time gathering a lot of money. And they have a damaged family or don't have family at all.

    I am not talking nonsense or making conclusions. I left many opportunities to make huge amounts of money cuz I found it will take time more than I am willing to give. If I am earning enough to provide my family with good lifestyle, I rather spend my time with them than gathering more and more money.

    Fancy Cars, Big Houses, Women ...etc. Read the forum, all the people I know when they made their first big cash they tried it all. Now, although they are making more, they are okay with having nice house, 1 good car (not super car), travel once or twice a year and that is it. When you try shiny stuff, you will know it's not really like it seems.

    So, my conclusion, Money is very important, but it's not the most important key to happiness.
     
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    I would be very happy to be depressed with a million dollars
     
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