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Its the most British of traits. Would you say it applies to you?
then it is 'deserved' - I think if its Lily Allen or Stephen Hendry then no no no for the 13th time
I kind of admire the arrogance of those who actively seek it out and aim for it.
are you sure? or is that just a "fact" that people with no imagination all agree on?
which even we don't understand. Basically we like success as long as it's modest, honest, slightly tragic, and has involved sacrifice and purity of intention. Success without all of these we find vulgar. It's something like that, anyway.
of what I was fumbling for.
AMERICA >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> britain
"I intend to"
we're talking about how success in general is looked upon in both cultures. In America it is admired, in Britain it is derided (by failures).
people seems to be taking really delight in her life falling apart, like "Aha! Thats whats you get for trying to get somewhere in life!", real glee in the details of her problems. As opposed to applauding her her rise to 'success' despite adversity, how ever you may feel about it.
which hasn't been the case with Kerry Katona.
because they've successfully been sold the lie that it could happen to them to.
Did you think I was talking about me? There are several clues in what I typed that indicate that I wasn't talking about me. Are you ok?
see you at the top, kid
but I resent the idea that stupidly wealthy people should be admired purely because they are... stupidly. Like Alex Salmond sucking up to Donald Trump.
But that's just me.
can you elaborate?
He's better than you.
I hate Gillian McKeith because her "success" (money) is based on lies and false science.
I'm fine with mine
And a sofa from DFS.
Do you live in the girls toilets at a posh nightclub?
why else would i listen to punk rock?
is simply that British people will tend to weigh success less heavily in their assessment of someone than in the US - we don't hate it, but it doesn't establish a prima facie case for admiring someone either (whereas it does seem to do that in the US)
arrogance, and cockiness. I like people who've become successful, in whatever way, who brag about it.
in order to succeed at something. If they won, then I get rather resentful. Other things that don't affect or relate to me personally, no.