The Money You Spend is Based on Your Value System

The Money You Spend is Based on Your Value System

Financial books are ubiquitous. For example, you have The Millionaire Next Door, Rich Dad, Poor Dad, The Richest Man in Babylon, etc. And of course, millions of lesser-known financial books line the market. The advice is there for the taking: how to invest, how to save, etc. Yet the books never mention something…

The money you spend is based on your value system.

For example, a circumcision can cost around $5,000 in Manhattan. Hasidic Jews—many of which are very wealthy—are happy to pay that money! They could have invested their money in a stock, real estate, a mutual fund, etc. But instead, they spent the money on a mohel (Jewish rabbi) that will suck the blood from the baby’s penis (I’m not making that up…see this link). In short, the Hasidic Jew has a different set of values than Major Styles. And their expenditures reflect those values.

Personally, I would never let a mohel fellate my newborn child. I have a different set of values than the Hasidic Jew. Instead, I would take that $5,000 and buy a ticket for Tahiti or Thailand. If the tickets were sold out, I could find a million more ways to spend that cash.

So what is your value system? Have you thought about that?

You need to have one. If you don’t have a clearly defined value system, then the parasitic media will provide one for you: i.e. feminism, existentialism, socialism, etc. Before long, you’ll find that you’re one of their puppets, dancing for their pleasure.

The money you spend is based on your value system.

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3 Ways to Connect with People

3 Ways to Connect with People

Here are the three ways to connect with people—from worst to best:

3.) You Hate the Same Things

This is great during political season. You connect with people that you normally have nothing in common with. You might share a beer or coffee together, musing on the problems in the world. And you find out that you both hate Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Fidel Castro, etc. When you leave, you’ll have a renewed faith in humanity—you saw something in this person that was previously hidden to you. Now “they cool.”

But this is a weak connection. As the old saying goes, “Politics make strange bedfellows.” When the gestalt of the moment is gone, you’ll find yourself in the same place with this person—a relative stranger.

Be careful that you don’t overrate this type of connection.

2.) You Like the Same Things

Some people confuse this for love. You like baseball, she likes baseball. You like country music, she likes country music. You like sex, she likes sex. And on and on. These type of relationships become more common as we grow older, because our sphere of contact becomes smaller. We go fewer places. So people will “hook up” with one another at a place they both frequent, such as the gym – it’s mating through proximity.

This connection is ultimately flawed. Once the baseball game is over, or the concert lights have died down, then the ugly truth is revealed. And you’ll often find yourself at odds with this person. Their real nature is revealed, and you don’t like what you see – they turn out to be a liar, a thief, or a stubborn malcontent. What happened? Well, you were duped by the enjoyment of the moment, by the music of the evening. Your connection was momentary, influenced by external forces. The connection was missing an intrinsic glue at the fundamental level.

Be careful that you don’t overrate this type of connection.

1.) You Share the Same Values

This is the best connection; you both share a Weltanschauung on the world. Your understanding of integrity, respect and honor are similar. You operate from the fundamental framework of ideals, on what is best in principle. You both share similar understanding of the world.

Note that your values don’t need to be good—for every Bonnie, there’s a Clyde. For every Hitler, there’s an Eva Braun. There’s somebody out there for everyone. So you merely have to agree with the other person on a fundamental level. The hardware of your computers should be equal. The motors created in a similar factory.

This is the best type of connection – one that’s based on values.