"Yeah! And we can make it about the life of Matteo Ricci, the Italian mathematician and missionary who traveled to China!"
"YEAH! And we can have it online! I'll make my calculator into a Java app server and we can host it there!"
I fled the Internet as quickly as I could, and I came upon a tumbleweed, rolling under the big sky, twenty-five miles outside Lubbock, Texas, on a lonely road.
"Hello," said the tumbleweed.
"Hello," I said, glad for non-Internet company. "What's new?"
"I've been thinking about wealth," it said. "It occurs to me that rich people are not necessarily smarter."
"Some are, and some aren't. So, what is it, then, about a person, that makes them more likely to be wealthy?"
"I'll try to find out," I told the tumbleweed.
Which is the most important personal trait for bringing wealth?
Please check all that apply.
Please complete this sentence, "When I grow up, I want to be a...."
Then the tumbleweed sighed, which made me suspicious. Tumbleweeds can't sigh!
"You're not a tumbleweed at all, are you?" I asked the tumbleweed.
"Sorry, no," it said, sheepishly.