Virtudes Prusianas

VIRTUDES PRUSIANAS (Brandenburgo-Prusia, Alemania):
Perfecta organización * Sacrificio * Imperio de la ley * Obediencia a la autoridad * Militarismo * Fiabilidad * Tolerancia religiosa * Sobriedad * Frugalidad * Pragmatismo * Puntualidad * Modestia * Diligencia

lunes, 28 de julio de 2014

BBC News - Los super ricos, super discretos de Alemania

BBC News - Germany's super-shy super-rich

Interesante artículo sobre su bajo perfil y discresión.

>>> In the US and Britain, business people are part of public life. Warren
Buffett gives press conferences. Bill Gates tours the world, banging the drum
for measures to prevent disease. Every American city has a museum or a medical
research centre or a university department named after a local moneybags.

But the German way with money is to keep it quiet.

It is partly because frugality is a virtue, a matter of morality and not just
of wise behaviour.
And maybe, after the experience of Theo Albrecht, privacy
means you're less likely to get kidnapped.<<<

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