And now for something completely different…

While listening to Styx this morning (yes, really), I realized the title track from their 1977 album The Grand Illusion does a good job of describing a part of the Get Rich Slowly philosophy.

Don’t be fooled by the radio, the TV, or the magazines. They show you photographs of how your life should be, but they’re just someone else’s fantasy. So if you think your life is complete confusion because you never win the game, just remember that it’s a grand illusion, and deep inside we’re all the same.

Just for a fun, here’s a clip of the band performing the song at the Capital Center in Largo, Maryland in 1981:

I can’t believe I’m citing Styx as a source of financial wisdom. Next I’ll be quoting Pink Floyd.

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