In a recent interview with Sean McFarland, a trauma and addiction therapist on his podcast, boxer Mike Tyson revealed that he thinks his time on earth is almost up, and he also revealed that now, his wealth means nothing to him; it is all vanity.
We are all going to die one day, of course. Then, when I look in the mirror, I see those little spots on my face; I say, ‘Wow. That means my expiration date is coming up really soon.
Money doesn’t mean s*** to me ‘and that it offers a false sense of security. I always tell people: they think money’s going to make them happy. They’ve never had money before. When you have a lot of money, you can’t expect anybody to love you. “You believe that you’re invincible when you have a lot of money, which isn’t true.
“What (exactly) is security? I don’t know. Is that security? When you put money in your bank and you get a cheque every week and you can live for the rest of your life, is that security? It doesn’t mean you won’t catch a disease or get hit by a car. Can money secure you when you jump off a bridge? “