So are you saying somebody forces these black athletes to play NFL football for money? Somehow I doubt that, I think they CHOOSE do it because they are paid a lot of money.
Europeans find it risible that some Americans have to try to make a race issue out of everything. If you have a skill or a talent to sell, buyers will always pay the biggest money for the best people.
You think I wanted to spend a quarter of a century designing and implementing computer systems for global corporations? To be honest I could have thought of a hundred ways I’d rather spend my time. but none of the paid enough to support the lifestyle I wanted and enable me to retire at 50 knowing I’d live very comfortably for the rest of my life and my kids would never have to worry about keeping a roof over their heads or where the next meal was coming from.

And in some ways the work, solving problems and making things happen was enjoyable, and the weeks spent in five star hotels weren’t too bad either. It sort of made up for the times I had to do things I didn’t like doing or work with corporate interests that I considered unethical.

You should try visiting the real world sometime.

As for the money I was making for the companies I worked for and the investors that owned them, I never gave it a thought. Start thinking in those terms and at best you’ll end up bitter and resentful, at worst you’ll drive yourself insane.

Opted for comfortable retirement before I was fifty due to health problems and burn out. Now spend my time writing and goofing around. Home: northern England..

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