Why tales of self-made tycoons owe more to myth than reality, in Hong Kong and elsewhere

Why tales of self-made tycoons owe more to myth than reality, in Hong Kong and elsewhere
- no reason other than their possession of stupendous amounts of money, this myth had resonance. The fact that Hong Kong's parasitic, rent-hungry elites are now widely despised is due to greater public awareness of how these people “achieved” such massive fortunes in the course of a single lifetime.