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I also find it worrisome that what are effectively lottery winners are supposed to be role models, be it Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg or, for that matter, rock and movie stars.

Winning the lottery is not a good goal to set for a society or a generation (cf. Kant).




> (cf. Kant)

Sorry, but what do you mean there?

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Reference to the categorical imperative.

„Handle nur nach derjenigen Maxime, durch die du zugleich wollen kannst, dass sie ein allgemeines Gesetz werde.“

"Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law."

Everyone can't win the lottery.

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