I'd like to think I'd have a nice life. Travel a bit. Enjoy not having to worry about paying the bills every month. Treat my friends sometimes.
But these dudes need their fee fees to be respected, they need the lesser beings to worship their awesomeness. The fact that a few people said mean things about them caused them psychic harm. We should remember that it wasn't as if there was mass vilification of these people in the mainstream press or anything. Our Galtian Overlords mostly got the respect they think they deserve. And they still have all the moneys!