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Old 06-24-2014, 10:06 AM   #21
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Gosh, I don't know if I am underpaid.

It didn't list the pay for a video game player and internet surfer who sleeps until late morning every day if she wants, and in fact does almost nothing that she doesn't want to do.
Exactly! Not underpaid, not overpaid. Not paid at all, and by choice!

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Old 06-25-2014, 10:25 AM   #22
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This thread reminded me of the Salary Theorem, which states that "The less you know, the more money you make", which has been proven mathematically.

Here's the proof that I saw on the Web.
Fact #1: Knowledge is Power
Fact #2: Time is Money

We know that: Power = Work / Time
And since Knowledge = Power, and Time = Money,
it is therefore true that Knowledge = Work / Money

Solving for Money, we get: Money = Work / Knowledge

Thus, as Knowledge approaches zero, Money approaches infinity, regardless of the amount of Work done.

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Old 06-25-2014, 10:43 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by MichaelB View Post
Exactly! Not underpaid, not overpaid. Not paid at all, and by choice!
The IRS seems to think I have income, though (drat!). But still, I think retirement is the perfect job for me.

Already we are boldly launched upon the deep; but soon we shall be lost in its unshored, harbourless immensities.

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