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Machiavelli is an idiot

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Machiavelli is an idiot
« on: November 10, 2020, 01:02:35 PM »
I didn't bother reading his book, it didn't even have his picture on it. :wtf:

Machiavelli is a minor nobody, doesn't even have a current email address I'm told
In this thread I will tell you how I achieved what I did.


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Re: Machiavelli is an idiot
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2020, 02:07:01 PM »
Assuming that we are talkng about Niccolò Machiavelli, and not some random Bob Machiavelli, with whom you happen to be acquainted, today, he's nobody by virtue of being half a millennium since dead.

Back then, he could read and write during an age where most could not. By itself, that would make him a "somebody."
« Last Edit: November 10, 2020, 02:25:22 PM by Asmodean »
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Re: Machiavelli is an idiot
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2020, 03:53:27 PM »
In this thread I will tell you how I achieved what I did.

Cool. First, what did you do? (Am I doing this correctly?)

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Re: Machiavelli is an idiot
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2020, 03:14:16 PM »
Does this work?

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Re: Machiavelli is an idiot
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2020, 06:27:52 PM »
As the US President has demonstrated the last 4 years, idiots look more idiotic in orange. 

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Re: Machiavelli is an idiot
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2020, 02:14:05 PM »
Someone I don't know, some no one, they said to me you started rich, the son of a billionaire.
But that wasn't helpful, it was a burden I had to carry, the responsibility for all those millions was very very heavy.
I could have made much much more money if I started off middle class.  People much less smart than me, not burdened as I was made many many billions of dollars. Look at Bill Gates, I am much much smarter than him, I could have made much much more than him, if I hadn't been disadvantaged by birth. I don't complain though, not like most people, I didn't dwell on disadvantage, I got on with it and achieved, it would be so much easier for the poor to succeed but they won't, it makes me very very sad.
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