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it's not even about criticizing capitalism (though there's lots to say about that) as it is about criticizing the philosophy of managerialism that Munger's comment exemplifies.

to me it seems like nothing less than an elite member of a specific social class congratulating himself, and by proxy those he represents, for being a cog in the big machine. Charlie's cog is a very big one indeed so he can make comments like that with no irony or self-awareness.




> Charlie's cog is a very big one indeed so he can make comments like that with no irony or self-awareness.

I highly recommend reading some of his writings [0] then, because having "a lack of self-awareness" is the last trait I'd use to describe that man.

[0] https://www.amazon.com/Poor-Charlies-Almanack-Charles-Expand...


Mungers entire career is an exploration of self awareness, the fact you criticize him not knowing this is tremendous irony.




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