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Jamal Thomas

Intelligence analyst, Army

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The Mega Million dollar question.

Recently in the USA there has been a big buzz about the lottery being so high and it makes much more people want play just to have the chance to win 640 million dollars. So this brings up two questions for me:
1)What is it that makes people want to play?
2)What would you do if you won 640 million dollars?


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    Mar 31 2012: Hi Everyone,

    Here are my thoughts on the question-

    1) We all are optimists at some level. Here a few things more likely to happen to you than winning this lottery,

    Struck by Lightning 576,000-to-1
    Killed by the Escape of Radiation From a Nearby Nuclear Power Station 10,000,000-to-1

    Source- http://gizmodo.com/5897509/a-list-of-things-that-are-more-likely-than-you-winning-540-million-tomorrow

    But, we never worry about getting struck by lightning when we are out, do we? Optimism at work! And frankly, it is a good thing in my opinion.

    2) I would use that money to change one person's life. Maybe mine. :) (And I guess the lottery was for 540 million)

    @Jamal Thomas Interesting question. Thanks for putting this up!

    Best Regards,

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