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"The American zeitgeist supports their mythological view of themselves. The roaring stock market of the early 80s, coupled with staggering rise of celebrity gossip, America’s original opioid crisis, has renewed and reinforced a narrative that these fortunate few will automate, innovate, day-trade, and deep-core mine America out of crisis and into an era of ecumenical prosperity. Their market maneuvers are analyzed in business journals with the same level of hyperventilating obsession that supermarket tabloids display in documenting their helicopter rides with supermodels. The fabulous lifestyles they live are not grotesque but Godly, according to televangelists, and living proof that the Lord rains riches on those who adhere to the prosperity gospel. And even some of the most skeptical of atheists somehow believe in the mythology of the self-made billionaire."

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