I received this advice from my father via text just now (translation mine):
Jealousy is the national pastime for many useful idiots. Socialism is the system in which the rich are made poor and the poor are made poorer. We have to be clever and intelligent to survive a socialist system. The idiots will continue being poor idiots and intelligent men will succeed. We will succeed. Long live liberty. Don’t feel bad, this is temporary. Kisses. Dad.