You want to spend 90% of your time creating and just 10% of your time consuming. The nations that rule the world are those that are the producers or better still, own the means of production. Countries that get this equation inverted are not on top of the bottom chain. You must be creating, you must be innovating, inventing, producing…. there is no other way.
This explains why I am not a fan of passive entertainment. I don’t know how to enjoy something I am not an active participant in. That’s why I rather go for dancing lessons than attend a dance concert. One moves me up the value chain, one makes me lose money and power.