Billion

If on the day that Columbus set sail for the new world you began to make $5,000 per day and continued to make $5,000 per day until this very day, you would still not be a billionaire. You’d be getting close, but not quite. Go ahead and check the math. This is what we should keep in mind every time the word billion or billionaire gets tossed around.

Think how you might justify earning that much money. I tried and came up blank. Nobody earns that kind of money. Most are born into it. A lot of them just plain steal it through legal means, the law being something crafted by those who hold all the power and money.

Go ahead and call me a Marxist for bringing it up, but you’re a fucking dupe and an idiot if you work for a living and actually admire these motherfuckers.

The above example has been floating around the net. I did not think it up myself.

Prime Time

the even number community
bolsters pride
in its fabulous wealth
of integer factors

as the prime number
elites remain aloof
in the rarefied air
of exclusivity

the algebraic equation
is a bit smug
having solved for X
in an abstract balancing act

and the methods of calculus
have long forgotten
their perch on the shoulders
of the lowly plus and minus

the mathematics of movement in
all these dreams
persists after dawn
in the calculating daylight

the illusions within their
clouds of persistence are indeed
a wonder to behold
with or without the proofs