Sure, I’d be happy to. Perhaps I muddled how I wrote this, but I merely wanted to say that no one can “pick themselves up by the bootstraps” — as the saying goes. Also, no one is really “self-made”. Everyone needed and got help or opportunity from others who could have easily withheld that opportunity or help.

I really dislike when people are described or describe themselves as “self-made”. It’s kind of like discrediting all of the generosity and work of others who helped you along the way.

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