Who is responsible for your place in life?

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Who is most responsible for your place in life?

Poll closed May 2, 2012.
  1. Myself

    93.8%
  2. The government

    15.6%
  3. A corporation

    12.5%
  4. My family

    15.6%
  5. My friends

    9.4%
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  1. bucs90
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    Who is more responsible?
     
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    My grandfather built something from nothing.
    My father built something from nothing.
    I took that something and made a bigger something out of it- all the while not using other peoples' (or the government's) anythings.
     
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    Me, myself and I.
     
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    It's everyone's responsibility to play with the cards they've been dealt.

    That doesn't mean it's a level playing field, though.
     
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    I'm completely responsible for reacting to what life has dealt me. I'm not responsible for all the circumstances of my life, unless you want to believe in karma.
     
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    It's a level playing field alright- we're just not all sitting at the same table.
     
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    I think a better question is "who is responsible for making your life better than it is?"
     
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    You forgot the 'don't give a shit' option.
     
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    and the "My life is shit and since I'm entitled to everything, the fact that I flip burgers for a living is the fault of evil corporations and mean spirited Republicans" option.
     
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    Nope, it never is and never will be. You can cry about it or do something about it or just sit there until they give you the ribbon for trying. All your choice, no one else.
     

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