How to Take Over the World
Tired of working for a living and having your usual nine to five job fail to pay your bills? Unable to climb your mound of personal debt? Spending too much time bowing down to "the man?" Fear not, faithful readers... by following this simple tutorial, you too can climb to alpha dog of the planet.
Step 1: Be Born into Wealth and Power
Rising to power from the working or lower classes is a tough order, if not downright impossible. To truly rise to power, it's almost essential that you must first be born into wealth. Lisa Kroll writes in Forbes magazine regarding the 10 most wealthy dictators, "Entrepreneurs they’re not. These fortunes are largely derived from inheritances or positions of power. And the lines often blur between what is owned by the country and what is owned by the individual." If by chance you're not born into wealth... well... keep those fingers crossed for a wealthy benefactor, Pip.