Superyachts, space tourism and superegos

The world’s superyacht industry is flourishing. What does it tell us about billionaires, luxuries, staff, inequality and fate?

September 07, 2023

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Agreed, a good analysis with good comparisons of ship sizes (esp. Columbus vs. Nelson vs. Simonyi).  The conclusion, however, is very sad.  This extreme inequality is not going to abate, and the most needy people are not going to have their basic needs met for a very long time.  More of these rich people should follow the example of Andrew Carnegie or Bill Gates.

Peter_G_Moll - 2023 09 16

Nice analysis!

If we go further to find the root cause of why our world is as it is, we find that one of the heaviest culprits in inequalities and predatory behavior in general is monetary creation, which is currently delegated mainly to private banks. In reality, they are the ones that have the most power to shape the world we live in, since they decide what is more worthy of funding by creating money: space tourism or vaccines in Burundi, petrol extraction or our hospitals, war or education…

jtoumit - 2023 09 12

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