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12-10-2012, 08:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Kriss E View Post
You seem to have a very hard time understanding the ''life choice'' idea.
The reason a lot of people (myself, ECSWHI, onesharpmarble, whiskeyseven, etc. etc. etc.) reject your argument that middle-class people "make life choices" and upper-class people "take risks" is that it is not a valid argument.

Everybody makes life choices and everybody takes risks. There is no dichotomy, as many decisions are both life choices and risks. It's not one or the other.

Back in February, I decided to take a job in Australia over similar offers in the USA and in Switzerland. That's not a life choice. That's not a risk. That is both a life choice and a risk. I don't find it confusing ... and neither should you.

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