The next time you see a stranger, remember this:
The average person is 17% happier than you,
have 23% more money than you,
44% less problems than you.
That statistic is a complete lie. But people who tend towards Jealousy actually tend to think that way about the people around them.
Did YOU believe it?
Remember this: There is no such thing as an Average person. Can you imagine how odd an ”averaged out” person would look?
Stereotyping – which includes ”averaging out” people based on numbers (”This is the stereotypical Human”) – is, in the end, just laziness.
As Mark Twain said, ”There are lies, damned lies, and statistics.”