What is the point?

Dylan over on Suffolk Scribblings wrote a response to my post, You Can’t Take It With You But At Least You Can Make Them Fight Over It After You’re Gone, from a couple of weeks ago and here it is. He’s taking issue with the concept of the American Dream, which is a little like an American being offended by the British Royal Family (you’ll get that joke if you read my comment on his post). Anyway, read the post, read his blog, pick a fight with him in the comments. Warning: There’s absolutely no sex or dirty words in his post. I know. I was disappointed, too.

Suffolk Scribblings

“If you could be anyone in the world, who would it be?”
Bill Gates.”
“Why?”
“Because he’s the richest man in the world.”*
“And then what?”
“What do you mean?”
“And then what? Once you’re the richest man in the world, then what?”
“I’d make more money.”**

I had my first blogging argument the other day. Well, when I say argument, I mean disagreement and even that is too harsh because being a typical Brit I backed down as soon as I thought I had caused offense.

It started after reading the excellent donotgetsickinthesink blog (she’s very good, you should follow her). Now Karen (she of the aforementioned blog) was commenting on the story of Huguette Clark, a reclusive American heiress who died recently. Ms Clark decided to leave her estate to those who cared for her over the last 20 years instead of her closest relatives. Unsurprisingly…

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