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We have all the money. Do you want some? You’ll have to make it worth our while. Shine some shoes. We’ll pay you as little as possible. You know what the ideal wage is, from our point of view? Zero dollars. That’s what we call a perfect wage. If we could show that we paid all our workers exactly zero dollars, our stock price would go through the roof! It would fly through the roof and up and up an infinite distance.

In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen rolls into town with a crate of late capitalist snake oil, and promises infinite benefits - eternal youth! omniscience! non-poisoned water! - for the low price of a couple hundred million dollars, a little bit of suffering, and faith, all the faith you got. Deal of a lifetime. Limited supply. No refunds.

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