George Soros is a self-made Forbes billionaire and has not achieved his fortune or fame by being faint of heart. He has strong opinions of how Donald Trump is handling his rise in the polls while running for the Presidency of the United States. According to an article on the zerohedge website, Soros believes that Trump is making headlines because of the American people’s fear of threats to our society by terrorists and that we as, Americans, should fight our fears. Soros’ belief that fear as an emotion can cause anyone to make bad decisions and therefore, through fear, Soros is wary that the United States is heading into a state of irrational behavior that should and could be avoided.
George Soros is originally from Budapest. Soros was born in 1930 and was a survivor of the Hitler regime. He escaped to England at the age of 17 and was able to attend the London School of Economics. He left England for the United States and was able to work in the investment and managerial fields for several different companies.
Soros decided in 1973 to open his own business and founded the Soros Fund Mangement. This company did eventually turn into the Quantum Fund. His drive, intelligence, and quick thinking have made him one of the richest men on the face of the planet.
In 1979, George Soros was able to participate in issuing scholarships to black South Africans who were being discriminated against. This led to the Open Society Foundation and Soros’ belief to help mankind. His a known philanthropist to the less fortunate and fights for the human rights of all.
Soros became very interested in the political scene in the late 80’s. He is an author of several books and has lectured on the United States and how the United States fights for the freedoms of people to get an education, to obtain personal liberties and freedoms, and to be able to make decisions without a threat of life and limb.
George Soros retired in 2000, but remains active on the political forefront and continues to write and lecture throughout the world. Soros writes articles and essays on our society and also writes about the political stance of the United States for several major newspapers and high profile magazines.
Soros’ wealth has given him the blessing of being able to personally help others and to continue to achieve personal growth through reaching out to others who cannot do for themselves. He stands behind his word and has a vision of the world as a place of peace.