This article was featured in TVP Magazine, issue nr. 3, page 44.
This is the unedited version of the article:
I promise this article will leave you all in wonder, asking yourself if indeed you live in a completely insane society.
We all know money is some paper that does not reflect the resources on this planet, is something people invent. The papers, their rules, the way they are distributed.
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How fair are money spent in this world ? How fair is it for people ? Do jobs or work hours reflect the earnings ?
First of how can we decide if a job is more important than another ?
Well we can use society as a whole and perhaps determine that the “needs” are the most important for people: health, better transportation, better communication, etc. So, being said that, perhaps people dealing with those should be paid the most if we think of a saner society. But is it the case ?
Best paid surgeon in US wins about 230,000$ / year, which is a lot. He may save some lives, may even improve the medicine, so perhaps he worth that much money. Do not forget though, that is the best paid salary, there are plenty other surgeons having a much much lower incomes. (source)
Well, the year income for a surgeon is as much as Tom Cruise wins a DAY. He may save some lives too is true, but only in a film studio, pretending to do so, once or twice a year. He gets around 65,000,000 $ a year for mimicking human reactions for different scenarios.
People call this job “actor”. Basically something that you do in real life, reacting to different scenarios. Only that Tom Cruise is paid for faking those moments. I am sure you faked them many times when you lied or wanted to impress someone, but you are not getting paid, aren’t you ?
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