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> Everyone, just admit that the CEO's are paid for having contacts in the right places.

I haven't been able to fully shake the idea that our modern notions of wealth, money and currency are built on a type of social proof pyramid. But I can't quite articulate why. What do you think?




This sounds like an interesting viewpoint. Could you elaborate on the properties of this pyramid?


For example, I want to connote that acqui-hires rather than buying traditional economic value, symbolize an acquisition and alignment of social proof.




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