May 11 2024

Run, Bezos, run

Doug Muir over at Crooked Timber, recounts a recent thought experiment:

A transcript from memory of an evening conversation with my two older sons:

I heard that Jeff Bezos could run through the streets every day, throwing hundred dollar bills in the air, and he’d still be making money.”

I wonder if that’s true?”


Pretty sure it is true, but it’s good to see the workings-out that led my thoughts in that same direction.

As one commenter pointed out:

David in Tokyo 05.07.24 at 8:39 am The freaky thing about JB is that he had to give up half his wealth to divorce his wife to cavort with younger women, but he bounced back to the top almost immediately.