The world is mostly shaped by wealth, more so than ever as technology enables individuals to act with the power of city-states. These mega-wealthy establish sinecures based largely on proximity, signaling, sycophancy, rarely talent. The more you meet those with extreme wealth, the more their veneration feels like a collective hypnosis, a global boiled-frog bamboozlement.

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from Josh Beckman ✉️