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After applying some simple algebra to some trite phrases and cliches a
new understanding can be reached of the secret to wealth and success.

Here it goes.
Knowledge is
Time is
Money,... and, as every engineer knows: Power is Work
over Time.

So, substituting algebraic equations for these time worn bits of
wisdom, we get:

K = P
T = M (2)
P = W/T (3)

Now, do a few simple substitutions:

Put W/T in
for P in equation (1), which yields: K = W/T (4)

Put M in for T into equation (4), which yields:
K = W/M (5).

Now we've got something. Expanding back into English, we get:

equals Work over Money.
What this MEANS is that:

1. The More
You Know, the More Work You Do, and

2. The More
You Know, the Less Money You Make.

Solving for Money, we get:
M = W/K (6)

Money equals Work Over Knowledge.

>From equation (6) we see that Money approaches infinity as
Knowledge approaches 0, regardless of the Work done.


The More you
Make, the Less you Know.

Solving for Work, we get
W = M K (7)

Work equals Money times Knowledge .

>From equation (7) we see that Work approaches 0 as Knowledge
approaches 0.

The stupid
rich do little or no work.

Working out the socioeconomic implications of this breakthrough is
left as an exercise for the reader.


Jimmy  C.......(hisself)

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