Originally Posted by Erin Pavlina
People often choose to be born into poverty stricken or underprivileged households because they serve as a wake up call to strive and do better. How many rich kids do we see do nothing useful with their lives because everything was handed to them on a silver platter? Transmuting your own suffering and your own poor conditions is very helpful on the road to personal development.
Also, if life is a video game metaphorically speaking, would you really want to start out at level 50 with a vault full of gold or start at level one and work your way up?
Level 1 all the way. The game would not be anywhere near as much fun if you started off being able to do everything and everything. Tho, some people do love to hack their character instead of work for it.