Are you really playing this dumb?
Are you trying to convince us, that the government class from various countries do not talk to each other?
Are you trying to convince us that government does not dangle research money and give them to scientist for pet projects,
And it appears that you have...
Maybe Omicron is declining as a result of actions by such dedicated people.
So anybody who has earned more than you has done it unethically. Your envy is on full display.
So running a government is much harder than writing a book? I mean with what you have typed in these forums is not much different than writing a book. Running a government does take more effort...
Ferengi has hit the nail on the head. You are inordinately obsessed with money and you demonstrate it by the vitriol towards anyone who has more than you.
Maybe your self admitted laziness is the problem, coupled with your delusion that you deserve to be the ruler of the world.