Who's Comments=Im talking comparing the poor to rich for the locals.
There are a handful of rich in COMPARISON to the poor. Sure , ANY culture
becomes greedy and arrogant when money is brought into play.
One would think when being a foreign investor , they could help the locals
pay a bit more. Don't know how many times ive seen locals work 12 hours a
day for 2-3 US dollars. Of course foreign investors can afford to pay a
better rate. This is my point.
here is someone who has a hangup about colour ... sorry, the locals are
the ones who dump garbage into the rivers ...and that is what is causing the
toxic invasions ... it has very little to do with the tourists themselves!
that's nonsense! There are plenty of rich (and often greedy) Balinese ...
and of course the hordes of Javanese that steer the machine of government
from Jakarta, -- and yes, they often see nothing but their own pockets ....
there are greedy foreign investors, too, sure, but nothing exceeds the
greed of the locals!
no, humans are not stupid... Indonesians, though, are for the most part
greedy and immensely stupid! Of course, as far as the media goes, this is
predictably superficial ... but Indonesian business is turpitude
personified, at all levels. The garbage you see is only the outer form of
the inner defilements
Which makes me want to raise another issue. The attitude that many Balinese
have adopted due to their exposure to tourism (mainly kuta night life) has
made them all sorts of crazy. Some wanna be like these tourist/expats as in
to say, adopt their ways of life & what not. Some have deep hate towards
them. Some just see them as bags of money to exploit.
Basically, Bali is a socio-economical nightmare.
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