If you and I are walking down the street and you find $20 and offer to buy me a few beers to celebrate your good fortune, are you going to then turn around and say I benefited from your advancements and progress?
People often mistake luck for skill and believe they are a wizard real estate flipper in a bubble economy, but when the bubble pops they find it was good fortune the whole time.
Yeah like our Buddy droneBee is always pointing out. People are just full of themselves. Something like Luck is something they refuse to give too much credence to. And why is that? Well it comes back to the Human Condition. Check these Biases out for further elucidation.
Having a self serving bias (human survival instinct) is not the same as being selfish or GREEDY......
> imperialism & colonialism are still happening even to this day.
Reminds me of:
> Chinese mining firm to raze Peruvian peak for 35 years of mineral wealth