I have read most of this thread, but I fail to see what it has to do with replying to this post about not paying taxes. The rest of the thread is mostly about how to make fast money, real estate business and shares, and I didn't go into that on purpose. Also, I never accused anyone of being rich. In fact, I consider
myself rich, having a higher income then most people in my country.
But, since you ask, I can tell you that making money with real estate business does not make you popular with those people who have to pay higher rents every year because prices of houses go up. And, since someone can make money faster with investing then with mouse trap designing, who is going to do the actual designing these days? We all want to be just as rich.
Once, we had the 'Supply and Demand' thing. People could earn a living by moving goods from a high supply/low demand location to a low supply/high
demand location. These days, people have found out that you can make much easier money by lowering supplies (produce less or destroy your stock)
and/or creating demand (marketing makes it possible to sell hot air, or parts of inaccessable planets). And countries that can threaten this "free market", are confronted with export regulations.
Maybe I was wrong about your charity, and you really do good things for your (local) communtiy. But don't you see we would all like to do that, and feel like Santa Claus too? We know we can't, because it would always leave the more unpopular groups starving. I'm not saying your government does it better then you do, but at least a government can be expected to look further then just local communities.
The wrist watches were just mentioned in reply to your toilet seats. Apparantly you yourself don't have the popular habit of buying expensive watches.