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Apparently the attitude also afflicts many people in Australia who have gone to work on the mineral mines to benefit from the mining boom. They are fly in fly out workers whose bodies are horribly mangled by their punitive routines. Many commit suicide or their families go mad (there was an incident where the wife at home drowned all her children by mistake). The reward for this is to get the latest flat screen TV and an SUV, or maybe a boat. The money is high but the families die.
I’m not saying that people ought not to take up this opportunity, only it was pointed out to me that the people that do may tend to be afflicted with rampant materialism, according to someone who did it.