Originally Posted by Akashic_Librarian
Well he does have potential above and beyond that. We all do.
Still an assumption. What if a mental illness, such as depression or bi-polar disorder, makes it all that he can do to keep the job he's got?
You don't know the individual involved here and you can't assume anything about them. If this person's position in life concerns you, then either put out your hand and offer help or hold back your judgements until you know the situation better.