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Real Life?

Is this for real? In this millennium of victorious consumerism and comfort feelings arising from accumulating of wealth and power, who in the "right mind" can relinquish all those pounds for pounds of heaps of money to charity? If this story holds true, Australian millionaire Karl Rabeder may prove to be residing in the extreme spectrum of our lost humanity.

Here are a few of his memorable quotes:
"My idea is to have nothing left. Absolutely nothing,.....Money is counterproductive – it prevents happiness to come.....For a long time I believed that more wealth and luxury automatically meant more happiness,......I come from a very poor family where the rules were to work more to achieve more material things, and I applied this for many years,.....More and more I heard the words: 'Stop what you are doing now – all this luxury and consumerism – and start your real life..........I had the feeling I was working as a slave for things that I did not wish for or need.......…