They’re in it for the money because that’s the choices they have shown to them for their class. It limits your thinking. I know it does for me. I’m from blue collar stock. Struggle and work ’til you drop. But I was musically gifted so I got a toe stuck into the world of a few classes UP in society. Had a chance to go to Julliard at 11 for piano. Full free scholarship. Ended up turning it down. Why? I knew my blue collar work ethic would wreck my mind – even at 11 I could see. Got into a super hippie college with full scholarship. Ran out of $$$ so that opportunity to be a theoretical physicist or cognitive development psychologist was gone. And I didn’t mind. Low expectations. That’s what you get. Low expectations. It keeps you where you are in class. And I don’t romanticize that one bit.

They’re in it for the money because that’s the choices they have shown to them for their class. It limits your thinking.

I know it does for me.

I’m from blue collar stock. Struggle and work ’til you drop.

But I was musically gifted so I got a toe stuck into the world of a few classes UP in society.

Had a chance to go to Julliard at 11 for piano. Full free scholarship. Ended up turning it down. Why? I knew my blue collar work ethic would wreck my mind – even at 11 I could see.

Got into a super hippie college with full scholarship. Ran out of $$$ so that opportunity to be a theoretical physicist or cognitive development psychologist was gone.

And I didn’t mind.

Low expectations. That’s what you get. Low expectations. It keeps you where you are in class.

And I don’t romanticize that one bit.

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Put simply, most in my class dream of winning the lottery. They got EVERY penny mapped out.
 
Why? To get out of the work hell.
 
I didn’t dream THAT but I transferred that same dream into getting rid of work hell for everybody. It’s done wrong. School is done the wrong way Workplace is done the wrong way. Money is done the wrong way
 
I’m a low class dreamer.from an Irish-Italian neighborhood in New Jersey and the LAST thing I’d romanticize is internalized capitalism. I live it daily with everything I do. Gotta be efficient, do it right, don’t screw it up or the boss gets mad.
Boss changes. It’s me. But same problem.
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