The myth of risk taking did not apply to all
Reader comment on: David Brooks's Risk Aversion
Submitted by Lyle (United States), Jul 30, 2010 21:34
Many just took one risk and settled in a community of similar ethnic makeup. Also I contend that the willingness to take risks may decrease as there is more to lose. If this is not the case then the basic slogan of the old socialist movement is wrong because it depended upon people having nothing to lose. As you start having something to lose you are less willing to take risks, that was the whole point of pushing home ownership on people from the gov point of view, if they have something to lose they will be less likely to engage in civil disorder.
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