it's interesting that you couldnt figure out for yourself how why having a big ego is detrimental .
Lots of smart people need to take a step back and just ask themselves what can truely make them happy and act on it. The ego usually steps aside once you've figured that out for yourself. Either that or they havent looked deep enough
May I ask how moving to Thailand would shield you from poker taxes?
Here in the states we must still pay taxes on our income (there is a small 330 day tax exemption) if we move to another country unless we plan to never return and or roll the dice on not being audited.
Canadians abroad, can claim non-resident status and not have to pay tax on income earned abroad. #landofthefree