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A MILLIONAIRE A MILLIONAIRE A MILLIONAIRE A MILLIONAIRE

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					    TO BE, OR NOT TO BE …
       BE,    NOT TO

    A MILLIONAIRE
    This was the most common question among the second class students for quite a
           We                                                             ou’ll
                                                                         You        “Who
    while. We were given the above title to write an essay about it. You’ll ask: “ Who
    doesn’t want to be a millionaire?!” Well, you might get shocked by the results of our
          survey. Surprisingly,                            don’t.
    class survey. Surprisingly, a large number of students don’t. No, nothing’s wrong with
    us. We know what we’re talking about. And if you are so strongly convinced that you
    want to win a million tolars and turn into a millionaire during the night, you might
    change your mind after reading the following lines.



                                                                                                               their money on
                                                                                              would spend
                                                   ith just                Most students                  sports cars, bicy
                                                                                                                            cles,
                                  mal” people w                            houses, sw    imming pools,                    ts, pri-
               , we’re all “nor                    a large                                               shoes, servan
     Of course                    agine winning                            holidays,    food, clothes,                         ple
               oney. We can im                      t some                                                  e are also peo
     enough m                     can also predic                          vate teache     rs etc. But ther
     amount of   money, but we                                                                 isticated ideas:
                       consequences
                                       .                                    with more soph                 become a mem
                                                                                                                               ber
     not so pleasant         are idealists. Th
                                               ey are con-
                                                                            - Money w     ould help me
      50% of th e students                          money.                                       y”.
                                   be changed by                               of “high societ              , interesting pe
                                                                                                                              ople.
      vinced that they will never                alistic stu-                              eet a lot of new
                                 e are more re                               - I would m                      d get to know
                                                                                                                                dif-




$
      On the ot her hand ther                         s you.”                             travel widely an
                                   , money change                            - I would
       dents who  say: “Of course               r and pro-
                                ions go furthe                                  ferent cultures.              organisations
                                                                                                                                like
                their speculat                          :                                   my money to
       But then                      wing questions                           - I’d give
                   swer to the follo
       vide the an
                        der to spend     money wisely?                           Greenpeace.                  a good, succes
                                                                                                                                 sful
       What to do in or              fect my personal
                                                      -
                                                                               - I’d inve  st my money in
       How would to o much money af
                                                                                 company.                           a million.
                                                                                                  ymous if I won
       it y?                           on?…                                     - I’d stay anon
                        end my money
       What would I sp



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                                      nvinced that “a
              Th  ose who are co                      some inter-                                                    all dream of ha
                                                                                                                                       v-
                                      have come to                                                 , although we
              te rs is not gold”                                                  On the whole                       ey w  e’re actually
                                 ons:                                                              ounts of mon
              esting conclusi                                                     ing large am                r lives. We mig
                                                                                                                               ht not al-
               - Money wou      ld spoil me.                                      quite satisfie  d with ou                        l have
                                                                                                                   ant, but we al
               - I’d become g
                                   reedy.
                                                                                   ways get ev   erything we w                         we
                                                                                                                      ve, respect or
                - Money mea      ns trouble!                                       something      that we like, lo                     not
                                                                                                                      most of us are
                - I’d lose my fr
                                   iends.                           ch             are at leas  t used to it. And completely.
                                                   happy than ri                                      ge our lifestyle
                 - I’d rather    be poor and                                        willing to chan
                                    .
                 and miserable                      and happines
                                                                      s.                                                   class 2.E, 2.C
                                n’t buy me love                                                         Polling done in
                  - Money ca                         they   don’t ap -                                                     Barbara Petek
                                     ges people -                                                         Compiled by
                  - Money chan                 ymore.
                                       ings an
                   preciate little th             and lonely.
                   - Rich peo  ple are selfish           means there
                                        my job, which
                   - I might leave                     life.
                                        scipline in my
                    would be no di




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