“I made more in a single year than my mom made her whole life. I knew that wasn’t fair; that wasn’t right. Yes, I was sharp, good with numbers. I had marketable talents. But in the end I didn’t really do anything. I was a derivatives trader, and it occurred to me that the world would hardly change at all if credit derivatives ceased to exist…. What had seemed normal now seemed deeply distorted.”
You know the #firstworldproblems? This feels like a #superrichproblems to me, but at the same time, if it’s an argument for working like a grasshopper instead of an ant….
Also, see this.