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  •  Reminds me of the (10+ / 0-)

    "irrational exuberance" of the times that got people to acting very irresponsibly. The tech bubble was inflating daily. I recall the stock prices of companies that hadn't ever turned a profit, and wouldn't for the foreseeable future. But oh how the people were convinced it was gonna be a chicken in every pot and two cars in every garage. Prosperity forever!

    He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you. - Nietzsche

    by Anima on Tue Apr 07, 2009 at 11:33:24 PM PDT

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